New Climate Economy in the Media

During the World Economic Forum in Davos Global Commission chair Felipe Calderón gave an extensive interview to The Straits Times in which he described his experience of the political costs and benefits of taking action on climate and noted how the New Climate Economy project would change the debate on the economy and climate. "We need pragmatic arguments, we need to make the economic case, to show that this delivers economic benefits, it creates jobs, brings growth and better lives for people. We have to make this a vote winner,” he said.

Lord Nicholas Stern, Vice-Chair of the Global Commission, featured in The Guardian speaking about the necessity of dealing with climate change and how it could create a period of "discovery, innovation and investment." Stern was also interviewed by E24 the largest financial news website in Norway.

The New Climate Economy project was profiled in a The New York Times article. The piece emphasised that leading businesses, including Coca-Cola, are taking climate change seriously as a threat to their profits.

Andrew Steer, President and CEO, World Resources Institute, predicted the major environmental stories of 2014 in the Huffington Post. In his piece he highlighted how the New Climate Economy project might contribute to increased momentum before the United Nations Climate Summit in September 2014. Manish Bapna, also of WRI, made a similar point in Forbes and asked “how will heads of state respond? Will the U.S. and other countries be ambitious in the commitments they put forward?”