Climate scientist John Byrne on what China can teach us about green economics

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John Byrne, the director of the Center for Energy and Environmental Policy, explored how the a sustainable future may include a much greener economy. In this excerpt from his lecture, Byrne warns that if North America and Europe delay major decisions on pollution and greenhouse gas standards, the consequences for the environmental and the economy could be devastating. He highlights that Asian nations, most notable China, may have an edge on leading the green economy of the future.