The agricultural sector’s central role in rural and local economies as well as its importance for human health and security, make understanding the risks posed by climate change important not only for ensuring food security, but for farmer livelihoods, rural communities, and the global economy as a whole.
Demand for heating and cooling fluctuates hourly, daily, and seasonally in response to outdoor ambient temperatures. Hotter temperatures will increase demand for residential and commercial air conditioning run on electricity, but
Carleton, Tamma and Greenstone, Michael, Updating the United States Government’s Social Cost of Carbon (January 14, 2021). University of Chicago, Becker Friedman Institute for Economics Working Paper No. 2021-04, Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=3764255
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