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Energy sector can help steer planet’s course, says Figueres

Industry has both the opportunity and responsibility to determine our future

There is no other sector of the global economy that has so much opportunity or responsibility to determine what the future of the planet is going to be, than the energy sector, WEC 2013 delegates were told yesterday. “It is absolutely on the shoulders of the energy sector to determine whether we are going to have a planet that is not just sustainable with energy and energy security, but whether we’re going to have a planet with reliable health indices; food security; one with viable low-lying countries and cities; as well as a planet with viable population stability,” Christiana Figueres, executive chair of the UN framework convention on climate change, said. “The UN Intergovernmental Pane

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