Today marks the fourth installment of Big Think’s series on business sustainability, sponsored by Logica. For the next nine Mondays (through June 8, 2010), we will release in-depth discussions with top European experts focusing on how we can better align the interests of business with the greater social good. Today’s clip is from an interview with Gro Harlem Brundtland, Norway’s former Prime Minister. She talks about the faction of society that doesn’t believe in climate change.
“We have the same issue with the tobacco companies if we go back. It’s not over, but at least it became clear to many that the tobacco companies in fact were misbehaving, lying to the U.S. Congress and putting a lot of effort into undermining public health efforts. So, I think we have an aspect of this also with regard to climate change.”
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