This article was originally published on Scientific American.
The president-elect should see climate action as a business opportunity, rather than a cost.
“Donald Trump is known for his climate-denying stance. Scientists are fearful that, as president, he will wipe out the progress that has been made to address global warming. But Corinne Le Quéré, a leading climate scientist at the University of East Anglia in England, thinks a Trump presidency does not necessarily have to be bad news for the climate. She says that even if Trump does not believe in human-caused global warming, he still might be convinced that the Paris agreement and clean energy underlie good business strategies.
Scientific American spoke with Le Quéré, a professor of climate change science and policy, and director of the Tyndall Center for Climate Change Research, about a possible way to make progress on global warming under a Trump administration.
[An edited transcript of the interview follows.]…”
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