Climate Change Can Kill Your Investment Returns

The planet is warming up -- and you may not even realize how much of a profound effect it can have on your portfolio.

Climate change is responsible for more extreme weather events and increasing water scarcity, for instance, presenting profound implications for companies. A warming planet poses significant risks -- ones that investors too often ignore.

Anheuser-Busch Inbev (NYSE: BUD  ) learned this the hard way back in 2001, as you'll hear in the following video. But it's not all downside.

Cemex (NYSE: CX  ) is providing solutions to the climate-change challenge. The company's products improve building efficiency, reduce carbon footprints in the built environment, and more.

The Motley Fool recently hosted a Climate Change summit for investors. Here we talk more about climate-change risks.

The retail space is in the midst of the biggest paradigm shift since mail order took off at the turn of last century. Only the most forward-looking and capable companies will survive, and they'll handsomely reward investors who understand the landscape. You can read about the 3 Companies Ready to Rule Retail in The Motley Fool's special report. Uncovering these top picks is free today; just click here to read more.


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