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Climate Winners and Losers

The new climate reality means that even those living on a hill will be affected by flooding in the valley, and those living in Northern states will be affected by droughts in the South. But as the corn belt moves to higher latitudes and new industries emerge, there will be, among the many losers, some climate winners. UC Berkeley researcher Solomon Hsiang wrote a paper in Science looking at state and regional economies that will be winners and losers as climate disruption impacts agriculture, employment, crime, storms and human mortality. What does that picture look like? Do you live in the right place to come out ahead?

Join us for a conversation about who might actually win with climate change.

May 29, 2018

The Commonwealth Club of California
110 The Embarcadero
Taube Family Auditorium
San Francisco, 94105
United States

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Solomon Hsiang

Chancellor's Associate Professor of Public Policy, University of California, Berkeley

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Katharine Mach

Senior Research Scientist, Stanford University

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Greg Dalton

Founder and Host, Climate One