A burning area of the Amazon in Para state, Brazil, on August 16, 2020. Perhaps some friendly billionaires could club together to buy the rainforest? Photo: AFP
A burning area of the Amazon in Para state, Brazil, on August 16, 2020. Perhaps some friendly billionaires could club together to buy the rainforest? Photo: AFP
Andrew Sheng
Opinion

Opinion

Andrew Sheng

Can the world’s billionaires lead the climate change fight as politics fails?

  • The business community makes almost all the products the world consumes and can limit environmental impact at the design stage
  • Governments and politicians have simply failed to get their act together on a wide range of issues, climate change chief among them

A burning area of the Amazon in Para state, Brazil, on August 16, 2020. Perhaps some friendly billionaires could club together to buy the rainforest? Photo: AFP
A burning area of the Amazon in Para state, Brazil, on August 16, 2020. Perhaps some friendly billionaires could club together to buy the rainforest? Photo: AFP
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