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There's Money To Be Made Responding To Climate Change

Reuters | Maria Caspani | Posted 11.23.2014 | Green

NEW YORK, Sept 22 (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - There's money to be made by going green. So say business leaders and politicians who ...

Kate Sheppard

Senate Budget Chair: Climate Costs Are Too Damn High! | Kate Sheppard | Posted 08.01.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Sen. Patty Murray (D-Wash.), chair of the Senate Budget Committee, sent a strongly worded letter to her colleagues on Friday urging them...

Ignore Climate Change at Your Peril

Mary Robinson | Posted 01.23.2014 | World
Mary Robinson

Ignoring climate change is not consistent with the vision many people share of a world with greater equality, less poverty, the protection of human rights, more prosperity, jobs and opportunity. Climate change is a threat, but responding to it opens up a world of opportunity.

The Economic Toll of Climate Change

Swara Salih | Posted 10.13.2013 | Green
Swara Salih

While regulations might take a toll on these companies' ability to "create jobs," the toll climate change could take on our economy will be far more catastrophic, damaging our energy and agricultural sectors, and ruining the livelihoods of thousands of people.

Let's Talk About Environmental Debt

Amy Larkin | Posted 05.15.2013 | Green
Amy Larkin

The sad state of affairs is that neither the Obama administration nor the Congress seems willing to actually tell the truth about our federal budget. Today, one of our biggest financial burdens is environmental debt. In the near future, it will become the centerpiece of our financial troubles.

Study Calculates Cost Of Curbing Climate Change

Reuters | Posted 03.23.2013 | Green

* Says spending needed on buildings, energy, transport * Governments haggle over who should pay the bill * Recessions li...

Economists Urge Honest Accounting of Carbon's True Costs

Mindy S. Lubber | Posted 09.14.2011 | Green
Mindy S. Lubber

Little attention is being paid to another debt that is ballooning out of control and threatening to spur its own economic chaos: the carbon debt.

Joanna Zelman

The Costs Of Doing Nothing To Stop Climate Change | Joanna Zelman | Posted 06.18.2011 | Green

NEW YORK -- Everyone will have to pay more for the effects of climate change than we would have to pay to prevent climate change. This is the alar...

Study: Climate Change Could Cost Gulf Coast $350 Billion | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

The US Gulf Coast, battered by hurricanes and a devastating oil spill, faces cumulative losses of 350 billion dollars if it fails to address the effec...