The irreversible momentum of clean energy. Former President Obama writes on Decoupling Economic Growth and Carbon emissions . It has 23 citations and 4 contributors. “The latest science and economics provide a helpful guide for what the future may bring, in many cases independent of near-term policy choices’ , he writes.
Al Gore, Nobel Laureate stated that President Obama’s speech on June 25 2013 at Georgetown University, Washington, D.C.as the best ‘by any president ever’. But does it provide leadership for the world? Not until he walks the talk. Here is that Monumental speech.
Roll back, fast backward-exactly 23 years. 27th June of year 1990, I was in the audience listening to then Prime Minister Margaret Thatcher at the International Maritime Organization (IMO) headquarters located on the banks of river Thames in London.