Climate change in the news (Mar 13- 18, 2010)
With Maria Blair, Associate Vice President of the Rockefeller Foundation
|Photo: © Jonas Bendiksen,
courtesy of the Rockefeller Foundation
We read Nicholas Stern’s blog post, “Low-Carbon Growth: The Only Sustainable Way to Overcome World Poverty,” with appreciation and enthusiasm. It is an insightful and important essay, illuminating the bedrock recognition on which effective 21st century development efforts must build: global climate change and poverty are inextricably interconnected. The best way to break one is to bend the other.