Greenbuild Dispatch: Think Positive About Climate Change: At the Greenbuild opening plenary in the New Orleans...

Greenbuild Dispatch: Think Positive About Climate Change: At the Greenbuild opening plenary in the New Orleans...

The consensus was clear: it’s time to embrace—not hide from—the realities of climate change. That strong message, repeated by speakers ranging from New Orleans Mayor Mitch Landrieu to Billionaire Sustainability Activist Tom Steyer, rang loud and clear at the Greenbuild opening plenary held at the Superdome in New Orleans on Wednesday. Photo © GreenSource At one point during the opening plenary, the audience watched a video address by Brad Pitt, who urged Greenbuild attendees: "Enjoy New Orleans. But not too much. Gotta get it right." ----- Advertising ----- Maryland Governor Martin O'Malley put it simply, saying, “We’re in a race with time.” Tom Steyer, a billionaire financier who has poured millions into climate change causes, including support for environmentally conscious politicians through his superPAC NextGen Climate Action, says the American public is accepting that...

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