Climate change is real, says South Carolina mayor rushing back to hurricane

If the government won’t help stall global warming, maybe business can, hope some scientists and civic leaders. They’re dismayed by the Trump Administration’s efforts to roll back climate change mandates, including diluting a requirement that energy companies look for potent greenhouse gas methane leaking from oil and gas wells, weakening fuel-efficiency standards for cars and light trucks and rolling back carbon pollution limits for power plants.

Some business fixes are readily at hand, said Nigel Purvis, CEO of Climate Advisers, a climate consulting firm.

“Renewable energy is as affordable as non-renewable in huge parts of the world. Clean cars are safer, cleaner and faster than traditional cars,” he said.

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