Photo: Global Warming Inaction More Costly Than Solutions?



Ignoring climate change may be more costly to the world's economies than investing in technologies to combat it, some experts argue.

Reducing emissions from industry, such as the plumes from a factory in China (above) and developing cleaner technology can stave off global warming's steady drain on the economy, they say.

Photograph by Greg Baker/AP


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