climate change economic impacts


We Benefit From Life Insurance, So Why Not Climate Insurance?

January 5, 2015 by Noah Kaufman

Scientists agree that climate change will have negative consequences, but there is enormous uncertainty regarding the extent of the damages. Yet, when economists estimate the benefits of climate policies, it is common to ignore the role that policy plays as insurance against the possibility of catastrophic events.[read more]

'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]