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How climate change will alter the economy

Nov 26, 2018
Late Friday, the White House released the Fourth National Climate Assessment. And it was dire. Among the predictions: If we don’t take global warming seriously by the end of this century, the American economy will be 10 percent smaller than it otherwise would have been. Click the audio player above to hear the full story. 
 An iceberg floats through the water on July 21, 2013 in Ilulissat, Greenland.
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Low-lying Netherlands is exporting its water-management expertise

Apr 4, 2017
Coastal cities around the world are hiring the Dutch to combat rising sea levels.
Bart Roeffen with his floating pavilion in Rotterdam harbor.
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Trump puts anti-global warming projects on chopping block

Mar 28, 2017
  WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump is expected to sign an executive order Tuesday aimed at moving forward on his campaign pledge to unravel former President Barack Obama’s plan to curb global warming. The order will suspend, rescind or flag for review more than a half-dozen measures in an effort to boost domestic energy production […]
President Donald Trump signs one of five executive orders related to the oil pipeline industry in the Oval Office of the White House January 24, 2017 in Washington, DC.
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Global warming could be a disaster sooner than later

Mar 22, 2016
But a possible climate disaster 50 years off still seems far away
Ice cracks from the wall of the Perito Moreno Glacier located at Los Glaciares National Park, southwest Santa Cruz Province, Argentina, on March 10, 2016.

How global warming all started

Nov 13, 2015
Global warming caused by burning fossil fuels was first predicted more than a century ago.

French weatherman creates climate change storm

Nov 4, 2015
French forecaster may lose his job because of his book questioning climate change.

Study: global warming will make much of the world poorer

Oct 21, 2015
A new report projects economic productivity falling as temperatures rise.

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Will global temperature rise inspire a behavior shift?

Jan 23, 2015
2014 was the hottest year on record. What's next for climate change policy and economics?

Fighting global warming doesn't have to break the bank

Sep 16, 2014
A report says the world is going to spend trillions on infrastructure either way.