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The economic implications of climate change are vast. This section focuses solely on what will happen if we do nothing, and what will happen if we do something. Of course, there is a great deal in between as we work our way to a renewable future.

We are also looking to share opportunities to wield influence to encourage action – for individuals, communities, financial organizations (such as pension funds) and corporations, including insurance companies.

Within this section, you will find information on investing and divesting to facilitate a green economy.

And, on another financial note, you may well find information on sustainable products (like boxed water instead of plastic) from time to time.

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Economic heavyweights highlight climate risks

Economic heavyweights highlight climate risks By Jonathan Marshall, CCL Economics Policy Network Whatever you think of billionaires, it’s almost always better to have them on your side rather than as foes. That’s why news from…

Warren calls on big U.S. banks for steps on climate risk

By Ann Saphir and Lindsay Dunsmuir   Photo: Brian Snyder/REUTERS  1/22/20   
SAN FRANCISCO/WASHINGTON (Reuters) – U.S. Senator Elizabeth Warren, a contender for the Democratic Party’s presidential nomination, is asking the biggest U.S. banks for details on their assessments of and preparations for risks related to global…