Heat in the Heartland: Climate Change and Economic Risk in the Midwest

The Risky Business Project

Overview: The Risky Business Project is an independent assessment of the economic risks posed by a changing climate in the United States. It is the product of economic research firm Rhodium Group, which specializes in analyzing disruptive global trends, led by project co-chairs former New York Major Michael R. Bloomberg, former Treasury Secretary Henry Paulson, and philanthropist Tom Steyer.

How to Use This Resource: This special report outlines how rising temperatures in the Midwest will impact the economies of its major cities.

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