Tom Steyer Founder and President of NextGen America explains that governments need to set the framework that will allow the private sector to work with them. Policies like renewable portfolio standards and energy efficiency standards are vital, but there also needs to be a physical long-term framework and infrastructure. This forward-thinking infrastructure will be what incentivizes the private sector to come in and invest.
To solve energy problems we need to take the human justice standpoint. He also added that clean air, clean water, health and wellbeing should be at the core of climate action.