“Jim Rogers cared deeply about his grandchildren and all grandchildren. He was therefore deeply concerned about climate change.
“Jim knew the power sector has an obligation to lead on this issue. As a co-founder of USCAP he led by example, working long and hard to win approval of comprehensive national climate legislation.
“Thanks in part to his leadership, big energy companies and environmental organizations were able to agree on a legislative path forward. While the legislation didn’t become law, it did help lay important groundwork that can be seen today in the sector’s progress towards decarbonization, and will be seen tomorrow as the United States and the world ultimately succeed in addressing this most urgent issue.”
- Fred Krupp, president of Environmental Defense Fund
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