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Environmental Debt


By focusing on developing the economy for decades, politicians and business leaders have done little to account for the environmental costs of growing industry. Now, economies worldwide are struggling to cover the increasing expenses of pollution and health care – But who is going to pay?

 
Speakers:
Amy Larkin, Author, Environmental Debt: The Hidden Costs of a Changing Global Economy; Former Solutions Director, Greenpeace
John Hofmeister, CEO, Citizens for Affordable Energy; Former President, Shell Oil Company

Photos by: Rikki Ward

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