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What We Don't Know About Economic Climate Change Impacts

July 24, 2014 by Maximilian Auffhammer
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Climate Change Economic Effects

Relatively recent econometric literature examines the impact of weather/climate on a variety of outcomes of economic interest. In order to provide an estimate of a climate impact you need two things: An estimate of how a sector responds to a change in weather/climate and projections of future climate.[read more]

Conservative Climate Panel Warns World Faces 'Breakdown Of Food Systems' And More Violent Conflict

April 1, 2014 by Joseph Romm
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Climate Change Risks

The U.N. Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) has issued its second of four planned reports examining the state of climate science. This one summarizes what the scientific literature says about “Impacts, Adaptation, and Vulnerability."[read more]

Manage climate risks with this framework – whether you’re a believer or not

August 18, 2012 by Jim Pierobon
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Photo of Jay Gulledge, Ph.D courtesy of The Energy Fix

Whether one believes in the threats of a changing climate, or not, businesses are sticking their heads in the sand if they don’t at least acknowledge some degree of risk and manage it accordingly. I find it almost impossible to believe how corporate officers, policymakers, insurers, many investors and coastal property owners – to name a few – can choose to ignore conclusions...[read more]