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New Report Outlines how Climate Change could Hurt the Bottom Dollar
Wednesday, June 25, 2014

Report: Climate change a huge economic risk

Climate change poses profound risks to the U.S. economy and needs to be addressed immediately, says a bipartisan report recently released by a coalition of financial leaders that includes three former Treasury secretaries, according to a “USA Today” article published June 24.

The article goes on to say that two of the most severe impacts — sea level rise and extreme heat — will likely cost billions of dollars in annual property loss, threaten human health, lower labor productivity and endanger the nation's electricity grids, says the report by the Risky Business Project. Read the full article here.





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