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Dossier – The climate effect


The consequences of climate change do not only concern the configuration of our world. The effects can also be seen on the economy, rights, political and strategic balances etc. So, while experts make ever more dramatic appeals, there are those who ponder the possibility of investing in and making money from the business of catastrophes. Others are seeking  new solutions to the greenhouse effect, like Noè Van Hulst, director of the International Energy Agency, who is convinced that the new generation of nuclear energy is safer and less polluting than other energy sources. As for Wolfgang Sachs, a researcher at the WuppertalI institut..