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Point Person: Henry M. Paulson talks about the business of climate change

Thought Leader: Henry M. Paulson
July 31, 2015
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(Original source The Dallas Morning News) 

“Henry M. Paulson, former treasury secretary under President George W. Bush and devoted Republican, is co-chairing a project focused on quantifying and publicizing the economic risks of climate change. Last week, the project issued a sobering report showing the devastating effects climate change could wreak on the U.S. economy.

Henry M. Paulson doesn’t fit the profile of the typical person raising alarm about climate change. The former treasury secretary under President George W. Bush is a devoted Republican and one-time chairman and chief executive of Goldman Sachs. After a life in high finance, he is now chairman of the Paulson Institute at the University of Chicago. Alongside former New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg and hedge fund manager Tom Steyer, Paulson is co-chairing Risky Business, a project focused on quantifying and publicizing the economic risks of climate change. Last week, the project issued a sobering report showing the devastating effects climate change could wreak on the U.S. economy.”

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