No Comment: US Treasury Secretary Henry Paulson's Volcano Parable


Via Dow Jones Newswire (subscription only): - "A healthy environment and a healthy economy are not in conflict," [US Treasury Secretary] Paulson said during a question and answer session with reporters... "Economic growth is not sustainable if you don't have sound environmental practices." Earlier in the day, Paulson had an opportunity to demonstrate his own affinity for the natural world, as he trekked up Pacaya Volcano, just outside of Guatemala City...Paulson also said the "strongest" companies in the world are those with the "best environmental policies."" Image credit: Smithsonian Institution