US and UK Studies Issue Warnings About Financial and Health Impacts of Climate Change

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US and UK Studies Issue Warnings About Financial and Health Impacts of Climate Change

by Sangeeta Haindl

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#ClimateChange could cut the value of the world’s #financial assets by $2.5tn http://bit.ly/1Tljni0 via @Justmeans
Tuesday, April 26, 2016 - 8:00am

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A new study by the London School of Economic (LSE), published in the peer-reviewed journal Nature Climate Change, says climate change could cut the value of the world’s financial assets by $2.5tn (£1.7tn). This research used economic modelling to estimate the impact of unchecked climate change and found that losses would be caused by the direct destruction of assets by increasingly extreme weather events, and also by a reduction in earnings for those affected by high temperatures, drought and other climate change impacts. 

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Sangeeta Haindl writes on women and children; social innovation; social enterprise and social entrepreneurs. She has a particular interest in India. She is the founder of Serendipity PR, in London, U.K., where she works with high-profile brands and organizations in the public, non-profit, and corporate sectors, winning awards for her work from the communications industry. She is was until recently chairman of London's leading conscious well-being organisation, Alternatives, which hosts leading speakers such as Eckhart Tolle, Deepak Chopra, Marianne Williamson, Neale Donald Walsch and many other well-known names. She describes herself as a Spiritual Entrepreneur, Conscious Explorer; enjoying helping others, paying it forward and being a mum.

Keywords: Environment | Finance | Health & Healthcare | Justmeans | London School of Economics | The White House | UK | UN Climate Change Conference Paris | US | climate action | climate change

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