Climate change is cost of society’s ‘addiction to coal and oil,' says Robert Kennedy Jr. | 1/16/2020 | Staff
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Environmental advocates have sounded an urgent alarm about the climate crisis for decades. In recent days, the business community voiced a similarly strident tone, as BlackRock (BLK) CEO Larry Fink warned climate change will reshape global finance and a World Economic Forum survey of hundreds of businesspeople put the issue at the top of a list of current economic risks.

In a newly released interview, longtime environmental lawyer Robert Kennedy Jr. warns it’s nearly too late.

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Kennedy Jr. castigates fossil fuel companies, throws his support behind the Green New Deal, and says that every Democratic presidential candidate has an environmental agenda better than that of President Donald Trump.

“There are going to be major disruptions not just to humanity, but ultimately to civilization,” says Kennedy Jr, the son of former U.S. Attorney General Robert Kennedy and nephew of former President John F. Kennedy. “This is part of the cost that we're paying for our longtime deadly addiction to coal and oil.”

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“Right now, we have a market that is governed by rules that were written by the carbon incumbents to reward the...
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