Former President of Mexico Discusses the Economics of Climate Change

During an address at the Business School on Monday, former President of Mexico Felipe Calderon argued that although private sector companies are often hesitant to adopt climate change initiatives, minimizing carbon emissions may prove extremely profitable.

The conversation, which was titled “Climate Change and Business,” attracted dozens of graduate students from the Business and Kennedy Schools.

Calderon highlighted how global leaders were still reluctant to address climate change only a few years ago, specifically mentioning an international conference in Copenhagen in 2009.

“Not all leaders and countries felt involved in the issue at that time,” Calderon said.

Nevertheless, Calderon noted . . .

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