The finalised Climate Change Plan was laid before Scottish Parliament yesterday. It signals a period of tremendous opportunity for those embracing the change to a future of clean energy.
The announcement on the 6th November that ExxonMobil are to be investigated by the New York state attorney-general for misleading the public and investors regarding climate change risks, marks the start of a new chapter in the need for oil and gas companies to face up to the reality of climate change.
Many social systems favour a short term approach. In government and in business, as well as in many other areas, if we are to address some of the most pressing challenges we face then we will need to adjust to taking the long term view.