New EPA Director Calls Climate Change a Fundamental Economic Challenge
Article first published online: 13 AUG 2013
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Eos, Transactions American Geophysical Union
Volume 94, Issue 33, page 291, 13 August 2013
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2013), New EPA Director Calls Climate Change a Fundamental Economic Challenge, Eos Trans. AGU, 94(33), 291.(
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“Climate change isn't an environmental issue; it is a fundamental economic challenge for us,” said Regina “Gina” McCarthy, the newly confirmed administrator of the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), during a 30 July speech at Harvard University's Kennedy School of Government. In this first public address since her confirmation on 18 July as the 13th EPA administrator, McCarthy insisted that protecting the environment makes good economic sense.