The U.S. economy faces significant risks from unabated climate change. Every year of inaction serves to broaden and deepen those risks. Founded by co-chairs Michael R. Bloomberg, Henry M. Paulson Jr., and Thomas F. Steyer, the Risky Business Project examined the economic risks presented by climate change and opportunities to reduce them.
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The changing climate will present new risks and new opportunities as we face the very complex task of producing enough food, feed, and fuel for a world on its way to nine billion increasingly prosperous people.
The Risky Business Project focuses on quantifying and publicizing the economic risks from the impacts of a changing climate.