Jim Heskett, from Harvard Business School's Working Knowledge website opened up a conversation about Global Warming from a business & markets perspective. Some respondents proposed a mix of forces from government and private interests would be required to get things moving. Others claimed that we will keep on our current path until we burn off the last low-hanging hydrocarbon.
"...Green Is the New Red, White, and Blue. Whether or not you believe that humans are causing global warming or that it is occurring at all is beside the point..." [more]