If we made the $90 tn of infrastructure investment needed by 2030 Paris-congruent we would save $26 tn

>65 million additional (low-carbon) jobs by 2030, avoid 700,000 premature deaths, and other big benefits to the global economy … “if only governments stop standing in the way.” So concludes the Global Commission on the Economy and Climate report: “Unlocking the inclusive growth story of the 21st century – Accelerating climate action in urgent times”.

The authors hope this report will become as influential in 2018 and beyond as the Stern Review of 2006 was earlier in the climate story. I cannot but agree. And note the wider context provided by Martin Wolf’s perspective in yesterday’s entry on Future Today.

Image: from report

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