Stern claims cost of curbing climate change has doubled

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Influential economist warns latest science suggests it will take two per cent of global GDP to keep atmospheric concentrations of CO2 at safe levels

Lord Stern has this week warned that the cost of avoiding dangerous levels of global warming has doubled since he published his influential report on the economics of climate change in late 2006. In...

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