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Climate Change Economy

Kate Sheppard

Obama Admin Builds Economic Case For Action On Climate Change, As House Preps To Block It

HuffingtonPost.com | Kate Sheppard | Posted 06.22.2015 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- The Obama administration is making another big push on climate change this week, marking the two-year anniversary of the release of the ...

Warmer Temperatures Are Bad For The Economy, Study Finds

AP | SETH BORENSTEIN | Posted 02.14.2015 | Green

WASHINGTON (AP) — Hotter days mean less cold cash for Americans, according to a new study matching 40 years of temperatures to economics. ...

Fighting the Rising Costs of Climate Change

Peter Lehner | Posted 04.02.2013 | Green
Peter Lehner

In acting this week to complete a $60-billion package of emergency aid for victims of Hurricane Sandy in the New York region, Congress came face-to-face with the rising costs that climate change is imposing on the nation.

As the Climate Goes, So Goes the Economy

Neil Wagner | Posted 03.18.2013 | Green
Neil Wagner

The financial costs linked to climate change represent the biggest threat to the global economy, according to Nobel Prize winning economist Joseph Stiglitz of Columbia University.

9 Facts That Prove Joe Stiglitz Is Right About Climate Change Hurting The Economy

The Huffington Post | Alexis Kleinman | Posted 01.09.2013 | Business

Economist Joseph Stiglitz recently announced that he believes climate change is the most important issue facing the U.S. economy today. Certainly, cli...

Whacking 16 Moles

A. Siegel | Posted 04.02.2012 | Green
A. Siegel

In a warming world, there will be examples of winners but, on balance, human civilization will be losers. Friday's Wall Street Journal provides yet another example of this sad reality.

The Unequivocal Faith of the Climate Change Quibblers

Kevin Grandia | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Kevin Grandia

It's mind-boggling how little evidence it takes for a free market think tank like the Heritage Foundation to be convinced that we should do nothing to reduce greenhouse gas emissions.