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A Hotter World Is Poorer and More Violent

Abstract: 
"Recent research suggests climate change will lead to troubling social and economic damages, including a severe drop in global GDP." Hotter temperatures have been connected to higher rates of conflict and violence and infant mortality. New computing power and economic models help economists to understand the economic impacts of climate change.
Author: 
David Rotman
Institution: 
MIT Technology Review
Year: 
2016
Input By: 
Ali Trueworthy
Affiliation: 
Massachusetts Institute of Technology
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Industry Focus: 
Legal & Financial
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