Jeffrey Sachs writes today in the San Francisco Sentinel about a new era of capitalism that marks an economic transformation to sustainability. He looks at the moves being made in Washington as an encouraging sign of massive technological overhaul that will transform the energy sector, transportation and more.
“John F. Kennedy used to tell the Irish tale of the boys who would throw their hats over the high wall, to ensure that they would make the heroic efforts to surmount it. Obama is throwing the hat over the wall of environmental crisis, and asking us to surmount it together. This is a new era of public action, with the U.S. back in the lead, and we will all find a new economy and new opportunities on the other side of the wall.”
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