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9. William Kovacs

As the head of the Chamber of Commerce’s Environment, Technology and Regulatory Affairs Division, Kovacs wields considerable power as a lead voice for the

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Image has not been found. URL: /wp-content/uploads/2010/04/kovacs.jpgAs the head of the Chamber of Commerce’s Environment, Technology and Regulatory Affairs Division, Kovacs wields considerable power as a lead voice for the business community on environmental issues. And Kovacs makes his voice heard. Last year, he called for a public hearing on the scientific evidence for man-made climate change, saying: “It would be evolution versus creationism… It would be the science of climate change on trial.” He later rescinded the analogy, but said his basic point remained the same. But anyone spearheading climate change-related regulations has the business-community in mind. The question is, how much will they need to bend to the Chambers’ demands in order to receive wide public support?

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