Report: Climate change a huge economic risk
Climate change poses profound risks to the U.S. economy and needs
to be addressed immediately, says a bipartisan report recently released by a
coalition of financial leaders that includes three former Treasury secretaries,
according to a “USA Today” article published June 24.
The article goes on to say that two of the most severe impacts —
sea level rise and extreme heat — will likely cost billions of dollars in
annual property loss, threaten human health, lower labor productivity and
endanger the nation’s electricity grids, says the report by the Risky Business Project. Read
the full article here.