Quote for Sept. 23, 2010: Steve Howard, CEO, The Climate Group

Quote for Sept. 23, 2010: Steve Howard, CEO, The Climate Group

"Cutting greenhouse gas emissions in half by 2050 will require investment of US$45 trillion. Financing of this magnitude will require the biggest public-private partnership of all time but will unlock a clean industrial revolution that will be good for the economy, good for jobs and good for the environment." -- Steve Howard, founder and CEO of The Climate Group, at Climate Week NYºC 2010.

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Image: Boudewijn Poelmann (left), chairman and cofounder of the Dutch Postcode Lottery, and Howard visited the NASDAQ MarketSite in New York City's Times Square to ring the NASDAQ Opening Bell on Tuesday. Photo courtesy of Nasdaq.com.