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‘Magic numbers’ are clouding the climate debate

An analysis published earlier this month in the journal Science deepened the gloom around whether global efforts are sufficient to cap warming fast enough. But it also elicited a more provocative complaint: that scientists, activists, policymakers and the public have…

Financial Times - September 20, 2022
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Climate Change Could Worsen Supply Chain Turmoil

Solomon Hsiang, the Chancellor’s Professor of Public Policy at the University of California, Berkeley, and a co-director of the Climate Impact Lab, agreed that trade might simultaneously make the world more resilient to these disasters and more vulnerable. In some…

The New York Times - September 9, 2022
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Costs of climate change far surpass government estimates, study says

“Getting the number right for the social cost of carbon is critical,” said Tamma Carleton with the Climate Impact Lab. “A value that is too low means that we face excessive climate change risks, but a value that is too…

Washington Post - September 2, 2022
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