Failing to address climate change could significantly hurt many industries in the world economy that are together worth around $7 trillion, according to a report by the United Kingdom's Carbon Trust. The report examined six different sectors of the world economy -- aluminum, automotive, building materials, consumer electronics, oil and gas, and, uh ... brewing -- and found that businesses from every sector that don't prepare for the low-carbon economy of the future stand to lose value or put their company's value at risk. However, the report found, forward-thinking, early-acting companies stand to increase in value by up to 80 …
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