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Bipartisan report tallies climate change impact on economy, urges businesses to act
Bipartisan report tallies climate change impact on economy, urges businesses to act

  Billions of dollars of property damage along the Eastern Seaboard. Sharply reduced yields of corn, wheat and soy at Midwestern farms. Rising sea levels threatening military installations in Southern California. These and other risks from climate change are spelled out in a new bipartisan report that attempts to tally the potential toll on the economy and to push what has been a highly politicized issue into corporate boardrooms for serious consideration. The report, titled Risky Business, comes from a coalition of high-powered business and political figures, including three former Treasury secretaries. The money men who backed the project are Risky Business co-chairs Henry...

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