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Climate change increases rainy days, which harm the economy – Open Access Government

New data finds economic growth decreases with more wet days with extreme rainfall, revealing an indirect way that climate change harms the economy Scientists find that economic growth goes down when the number of wet days and days with extreme…

Intensified daily rainfall driven by climate-change from burning oil and coal will harm the global economy – YubaNet

January 12, 2022 – Economic growth goes down when the number of wet days and days with extreme rainfall go up, a team of Potsdam scientists finds. Rich countries are most severely affected and herein the manufacturing and service sectors,…

Did We Just Blow Our Last, Best Chance to Tackle Climate Change? – TIME

In mid-2020, after the pandemic had settled in, I wrote in a TIME cover story that the stars had aligned to make 2020 and 2021 the “last, best chance” to keep the world from experiencing the worst impacts of climate…

What 2021 looked like for global climate change – The Indian Express

This year was a mixed bag for climate activists. There were devastating weather events that highlighted the dangers of a rapidly warming planet. Lockdown-induced blue skies and clear air that showed the potential for a cleaner future. Ambitious plans bookending…

Chile Writes Its Constitution, Confronting Climate Change Head On – The New York Times

SALAR DE ATACAMA, Chile — Rarely does a country get a chance to lay out its ideals as a nation and write a new constitution for itself. Almost never does the climate and ecological crisis play a central role. That…

Chile Rewrites Its Constitution, Confronting Climate Change Head On – The New York Times

SALAR DE ATACAMA, Chile — Rarely does a country get a chance to lay out its ideals as a nation and write a new constitution for itself. Almost never does the climate and ecological crisis play a central role. That…

“Climate change obstacles are all political, not technological” | Ctech – CTech

Professor Michael Mann’s claim to fame is a hockey stick. No, not the sporting kind, but rather a despairing graph he published 23 years ago in which he showed how the average temperature on earth remained relatively stable for thousands…

Climate-Obsessed Leaders Must Wake Up To Fossil Fuel’s Vital Importance

The Glasgow COP26 meeting and the global energy crisis should have been a wake-up call for the climate debate. Regrettably, that did not happen. As Walter Russell Mead wrote in the Wall Street Journal: “The intellectual and political disarray on…

Climate Change an ‘Emerging Threat’ to U.S. Financial Stability, Regulators Say – The New York Times

WASHINGTON — Federal regulators warned for the first time in an annual report to Congress on Friday that climate change was an “emerging threat” to the U.S. financial system, laying out how the costs associated with more hurricanes, wildfires and…

Global warming of 3C could cost $1.6 trillion a year in lost labour – Reuters

BEIRUT, Dec 14 (Thomson Reuters Foundation) – Global warming of 3 degrees Celsius could cost as much as $1.6 trillion each year in lost labour productivity as even the coolest hours of the day start posing major health risks to…

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