Nations with money to burn — on fossil fuels

Richard Branson in Business Day 20 August 2012.

AS THE operator of three airlines that fly over every continent, the Virgin group is a major consumer of fossil fuels. Recognising that carbon emissions resulting from consumption of these fuels is driving catastrophic global climate change, my role as leader of the company is to ensure Virgin provides financial support to non-profit groups that are exploring renewable energy and seeking market-based solutions to climate change, such as the Carbon War Room…–on-fossil-fuels