Earth Focus

Season 2009 Episode 12.04.09

Interview: Jonathan Jacoby

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Interview: Jonathan Jacoby
Jonathan Jacoby, Senior Policy Advisor at Oxfam America, discusses in an interview with Miles Benson the potential profits of climate change in the business sector. Several coalitions, like BICEP and the US Climate Action Partnership, which include well-known companies like eBay, Levi's, Nike, and GE, are making noise on Capitol Hill to show that businesses can be part of the solution, not just part of the problem. In climate change-impacted communities where Oxfam works on a humanitarian level, companies are now starting to see tremendous challenges along their supply lines, and are realizing the investment opportunities that accompany transferring clean and renewable technologies overseas to help these communities adapt.Learn more at

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