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VCI: economy needs to play a bigger role in climate change

5:33 AM MST | November 25, 2013 | Michael Ravenscroft

Germany chemical industry association VCI (Frankfurt) has called for the economy to play a greater role in the discussion on climate change. The world climate summit, held recently in Warsaw, showed that climate protection is not against the economy, but is also not possible without the economy, according to Utz Tillmann, managing director at VCI. "The challenge of the future is to combine climate protection and the development of the economy," said Tillmann. "The solution cannot be to halt economic growth, any more than it can be to give up on...

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