CEOs ignoring climate change amounts to ‘malpractice,’ environmentalist Fred Krupp says

Environmental Defense Fund President Fred Krupp issued a warning to CEOs: Ignore climate change at your own peril.

“I would say, in any sector, if a CEO isn’t thinking about this, it’s malpractice,” Krupp recently told Yahoo Finance’s editor-in-chief Andy Serwer (video above).

He explained that good corporate leaders have always looked ahead to major transformations in the economy, and that is certainly the case with climate change as the world looks to decouple growth from carbon-intensive energy sources.

“This transition to clean energy is going to make the whole explosion of the internet look like a kid’s lemonade stand,”

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