A global climate change agreement without a clear economic solution to this looming problem could be too little, too late -- but there's still time to craft an efficient, effective and equitable correction to the most pressing problem of our times.
It seems that the primary goal of the march was to organize the "largest climate protest in US history." Organizers succeeded handily at that. But what was missing was a clear demand, solution or goal for how leaders should address climate change.
Far from killing jobs, this policy would create jobs and protect lives. When House Speaker John Boehner asks, "Where are the jobs?", advocates of market-based emissions-reduction policies can point to this study and say, "Right here!"
It is not too much to say that climate change imperils world peace, and we look the other way at our own peril, even though we have the wealth and power to forestall its immediate impact on our citizenry for a while longer than others do.