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Is Capitalism Compatible with Environmentalism?

Journalist and broadcaster Jon Snow chaired a panel of experts in economics, policy and climate science to examine the question of how we reconcile profit with protecting the planet.

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How can we reconcile boosting profits with stewardship of our planet? Can we resolve the tension between these very different objectives? From transforming the energy sector to rethinking the way we build houses, streets and entire cities, a range of reforms—such as a Green New Deal—have the potential to change the way we live for the better.

But what are the political and economic obstacles that lie between reconciling capitalism and sustainable development? And what is the science that underpins it all? This online panel discussion sought the answers.

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