Response to: Better Growth, Better Climate - The New Climate Economy Report
This was a big thing: commissioned by a 'Global Commission on the Economy and Climate...advised by a group of world-leading economists, including Lord Nicholas Stern, Co-Chair of the Commission, and two Nobel laureates', and launched last month at the UN Headquarters. You probably saw some of the coverage - although, perhaps surprisingly, there wasn't that much. But then, perhaps people felt it was just too good to be true, given that its headline conclusion was 'that economic growth and action on climate change can now be achieved together'. Green House's John Blewitt wrote a response entitled 'Having Your Cake and Eating It Too'.