06 Jul '14, 1pm

#Climate change represents an even larger and more intractable problem than the 2008 financial crisis

#Climate change represents an even larger and more intractable problem than the 2008 financial crisis

Put Your Money Where Your Earth Is Could financial markets play a role in curbing climate change? Two former U.S. Treasury secretaries seem to think so. by Amy Yee @amyyeewrites • June 27, 2014 If the sight of another river overflowing onto Main Street or news of another Little League game getting cancelled due to a scorching heat wave still isn’t enough to convince skeptical Americans that global warming is a serious threat, maybe this forecast will help move the needle: climate change could wipe out your retirement account and your teenager’s college fund. The first-of-its-kind comprehensive study of the risks posed by climate change to the American economy was released on Tuesday in New York by the Risky Business Project , an initiative co-chaired by former New York City mayor Michael Bloomberg, former U.S. Treasury Secretary Henry Paulson, and the retired hedge fund ma...

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