ECONOMICS

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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Opinion: Government must come clean about the total costs of climate change

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Opinion: Government must come clean about the total costs of climate change

By Paul Bledsoe Photo: Peter Nicholls/Reuters 3/25/21
The March 18 front-page article “Regulators push Wall Street for disclosure on climate risks” noted that government statistics found 22 extreme weather events last year cost the nation nearly $100 billion. In fact, costs to businesses and especially federal taxpayers…