Sehgal, Sunny
October 2008
Risk Management (00355593);2008 Spotlight Issue, p18
Trade Publication
This article discusses how climate changes will affect various businesses in different ways, both negatively and positively. Company executives and risk managers will have difficulty dealing with climate change unless they have proactive responses. While many businesses will be negatively affected by climate change and the demand to reduce carbon emissions, companies involved in renewable energy sources and related technologies will benefit from government initiatives to alleviate climate change. Agriculture and forestry businesses should benefit from increased demand for biofuels and tourism industries should see continued growth, but they must be mindful of rising transportation costs.


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