On December 19, 2019, Michael Greenstone, co-director of the Climate Impact Lab, testified before the U.S. House Committee on Oversight and Reform’s Subcommittee on Environment on the economic effects of climate change.
In the NewsThe New York TimesMarch 12, 2020
What Climate Change Can Teach Us About Fighting the Coronavirus
A study by Climate Impact Lab researchers projected that, by 2100, climate change would kill roughly as many people as the number who die of cancer and infectious disease today. As with the European heat waves, the most vulnerable in society will bear the brunt. “Today’s poor bear a disproportionately high share of the global mortality risks of climate change,” the paper concluded.
December 20, 2019