The economic risk of climate change

July 29, 2014 3:38 PM

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The economic risk of climate change

Changes in the climate have the potential to produce significant changes in the risk posed by natural hazards around the world.

As the world economy grows and changes, the risk to businesses, governments and public well-being will be dominated by the combined dynamic effects of changes in hazards, and the increasingly fast evolution of economic vulnerability to extreme events. The potential exists for economic risks from nat...

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