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Stern Review: the Economics of Climate Change

Author: Nicholas Stern
Published October 2006

This 600-page document states that "there is still time to avoid the worst impacts of climate change, if we act now and act internationally...delaying action even by a decade or two will take us into dangerous territory". The reports discusses various sorts of climate change-driven economic disasters: disease, flooding, and drought, and details how taking action against climate change now would cost less than trying to counter the effects of changes as they emerge.

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