risky business

'Risky Business' Stands Out in Growing Sea of Climate Reports

July 3, 2014 by Gernot Wagner

Climate Change and Business Impacts

Put Republican Hank Paulson, Independent Mike Bloomberg, and Democrat Tom Steyer together, and out comes one of the more unusual – and unusually impactful – climate reports. 'Risky Business' stands apart, especially with the nation debating proposed limits on greenhouse gas emissions.[read more]

The High Cost of Climate Change Inaction: Two New Studies

July 2, 2014 by NRDC Switchboard

Two important studies recently released on the economic costs of climate change show us the very high costs of continuing on our current carbon pollution trajectory. In this post I provide some calculations and information illustrating these results, based on reported findings in each analysis.[read more]

Open Sourcing Risky Business

July 2, 2014 by Catherine Wolfram

Open Sourcing and Risk

A lot of the recent policy discussion, and many of our blog posts, have been focusing on the highly difficult task of trying to slow down climate change. It is useful to remind ourselves of the various difficulties associated with NOT slowing climate change.[read more]

US to Face Profound Economic Risks from Changing Climate

June 30, 2014 by Roman Kilisek

Climate Change and Business Risk

The U.S. economy could face significant and regionally diverse economic risks from climate change if it continues on its current path without proper risk management such as timely “investments in adaptation or policy efforts to mitigate climate change through lowering carbon emissions.”[read more]