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The Next Industrial Revolution

NEW YORK – A new global deal to tackle climate change will not only be good for business, it is crucial to achieve sustainable growth for the global economy.

As we approach the global climate talks in Copenhagen this December, much debate has focused on the supposed conflicting interests of big business and the climate. This argument is based on the idea that business does not like change, and in particular does not like change brought about by government policy or regulation.

This is a grave misconception, and also underestimates the gravity of the choices we face as business people and citizens.

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    Relieving Libya’s Agony

    Javier Solana

    The credibility of all external actors in the Libyan conflict is now at stake. The main domestic players will lower their maximalist pretensions only when their foreign supporters do the same, ending hypocrisy once and for all and making a sincere effort to find room for consensus.

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