Mark Halle sees investment as critical to addressing sustainable development.
Mark Halle, Director of IISD's Trade & Investment program, says massive international investment is critical to addressing issues related to climate change and sustainable development. He says there needs to be a shift in focus from investment in old energy systems, to the new renewable and clean energy systems that are required.
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