Global future growth… and Climate Change

A recent Bloomberg article titled “The Global Growth Hotspots of the Future Are Here” discussed an HSBC report which advises that investors need to focus on the growth of cities in the Emerging Markets. “While wealthier countries are more urbanized today, the proportion of urban to rural dwellers in emerging markets is expected to climb to… Continue reading Global future growth… and Climate Change

Rising global temperatures will hurt global GDP

  A study just released by the science journal Nature makes the connection between the rise of global temperatures and the negative impact this has on GDP around the world. In the study, titled “Global non-linear effect of temperature on economic production”, researchers found that “fundamental productive elements of modern economies, such as workers and… Continue reading Rising global temperatures will hurt global GDP

The Paris attacks and climate change… connecting the dots

The sad truth is that the attacks in Paris Nov. 13th are another expression of the collateral damage caused by the forces of global climate change. And there will be more such examples in the years to come… Climate Change is raising global temperatures. In the emerging markets, especially the Middle East, populations are expanding… Continue reading The Paris attacks and climate change… connecting the dots