To the contrary, said fellow panelist Jigar Shah, founder of SunEdison and former CEO of Carbon War Room. "We can solve climate change," Shah said. "The deployment of cost-effective technologies we have invented since the 1970s represent the largest wealth creation opportunity on the planet."
The Forum, which this year sponsored by Fortune magazine, is held annually in association with the Platts Global Energy Awards, a program now in its 14 th year, which recognizes exemplary industry leadership and innovation in more than a dozen performance categories.
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