Sustainable Development

Reasons for Optimism on Climate Action

There is reason to be optimistic about climate action, according to Michael Northrop, director of the Rockefeller Brothers Fund's Sustainable Development program. In a recent Huffington Post article, Mr. Northrop highlights factors bringing about new opportunities to mitigate climate change. Domestically, he points to cleaner building, vehicle, and electricity sectors, and reduced reliance on coal, and internationally, a shift to renewable energy in places such as China, Saudi Arabia, and Germany.

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