Discussion of growth of fossil fuel extraction cannot be decoupled from discussion of greenhouse gases and climate change. ’Green’ groups might be easily dismissed as idealist or unrealistic.
But what if your accountant told you it was important to pay attention to an issue?
A Nov. 2012 report by PricewaterhouseCoopers, a leading global professional services and accountancy firm: http://www.pwc.com/gx/en/sustainability/publications/low-carbon-economy-index/index.jhtml
Or your insurance agent?
A November 2012 report by the Society of Actuaries:
Your security services?
A 2012 report by the U.S. National Research Council on request of the U.S. Intelligence community:
Institutions involved with international issues?
The United Nations Environment Programme:
The World Bank: