The costs of doing nothing would haunt us for centuries

If you thought your business was safe from the impacts of climate change, think again. A new report titled “Risky Business” quantifies climate risks for the U.S. Economy and urges U.S. businesses and policymakers to take immediate action on climate change. Check out the snippet and video below to find out more:

“By not acting to lower greenhouse gas emissions today, decision-makers put in place processes that increase overall risks tomorrow, and each year those decision-makers fail to act serves to broaden and deepen those risks. In some ways, climate change is like an interest-only loan we are putting on the backs of future generations: They will be stuck paying off the cumulative interest on the greenhouse gas emissions we’re putting into the atmosphere now, with no possibility of actually paying down that “emissions principal.”

Courtesy of Next Generation

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