News : GA businesses hope overtures on climate change don’t amount to lip service

Nov 14, 2012

From Seacoast Online

By Jim Cavan

It may have taken one of the most devastating and costly natural disasters in American history to key them in, but acknowledgement by political leaders of the imminent risks posed by climate change is being met with a common refrain from business leaders here on the seacoast:

Better late than never.

The chorus of questioning began in the immediate wake of Hurricane Sandy, when Michael Bloomberg leveraged podium and paper to pinpoint President Barack Obama’s stance on global warming as the impetus for the New York City Mayor casting his vote for the incumbent over Republican Mitt Romney – a noted climate change skeptic – in last Tuesday’s election.

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