Nicholas Stern: We still haven't explained how bad climate change is going to get

03 April 2013

Foreign Policy

In 2006, the prominent British economist Nicholas Stern issued a groundbreaking report on the potential impacts of climate change for the British government. Looking back after eight years, Stern says, "From the point of view of science, the Stern Review underestimated the risks. Actually, badly estimated the risks. The story wasn’t strong enough in terms of describing the risks we faced."

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Foreign Policy associate editor Joshua E. Keating blogs on recent statements by Nicholas Stern