Entrepreneurs Looking For 'Windfall' Cash In On Climate Change

January 28, 2014 6:59 PM

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Entrepreneurs Looking For 'Windfall' Cash In On Climate Change

In 2008, as scientists documented a record melt in the Arctic ice and Al Gore's film An Inconvenient Truth was in theaters, a half dozen major investment houses launched mutual funds designed to take advantage of financial opportunities offered by climate change.

In Windfall: The Booming Business of Global Warming, journalist McKenzie Funk looks into how some entrepreneurs and even some nations stand to benefit from a changing climate. He talks with Fresh Air's Dave Davies about some of his subjects, ranging from investors buying water rights and farmland ar...

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