Science Shows How Climate Change Could Make the World Poorer

New research shows even small increases in average temperatures, linked to climate change, could cause a big hit to the GDP. In an article in the journal Nature, researchers found that there’s a “Goldilocks” temperature of about 55 degrees Fahrenheit when per capita GDP growth is at a maximum. Decrease or increase the temperature and there’s a significant negative impact on economic growth. Hello global warming, goodbye prosperity.

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