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Tackling climate change will be costlier than elsewhere

Over the next few years, there is potential for increased “green” investment to more than offset the negative economic effects of measures such as further carbon tax hikes. But given the economy’s reliance on fossil fuel extraction, it is hard to take such a rosy view of the longer term and, as the fight against greenhouse gas emissions intensifies, GDP is likely to suffer more than elsewhere.

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