I respectfully ask you to substitute the term “business competitiveness” with “climate change” in advancing your policy agendas. The relationship between these is simple, transitive and linear.
Averting climate change = efficiencies & renewables = business competitiveness
There are a number of business reasons and trends that demonstrate their equivalence.
- LOWER ENERGY USE (VIA EFFICIENCIES & RENEWABLE ENERGY) RESULTS IN DECARBONIZATION – When efficiencies and renewable energy create low/no energy use, that by default creates low/no carbon emissions. This reframe would provide the necessary political cover for you to support highly efficient (American) business, service and industry, while skirting the politically incendiary term “climate