The Washington Post quotes Secretary of State John Kerry on the global energy market from at Atlantic Council event on the importance of the 2015 Conference of the Parties (COP21) climate change negotiations:

Kerry said clean energy offered not only a way to avoid the worst impacts of climate change, but also “one of the greatest economic opportunities of all time” as countries build the infrastructure for a new energy grid that does not rely on foreign imports.

“Want to put people to work? This is the way you put people to work,” Kerry said in the speech to the Atlantic Council. “The global energy market of the future is poised to be the largest market the world has ever known.”

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