Ignoring Climate Change Risks Market Chaos

Woodwell Climate Research Center Executive Director Phil Duffy and Ted Roosevelt talk about the cost of ignoring scientific forecasts. A global pandemic like Covid-19 had long been forecasted by scientists, however the risks were largely ignored by the markets until the pandemic was on its doorstep. Climate change represents a similar kind of risk but on a longer and more expensive time scale. Unlike Covid-19, there is no vaccine for greenhouse gases.

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