Praying for Rain … or Worse
Floods, earthquakes, hurricanes, pandemics, and other disasters that are out of our control usually cost a lot to recover from, triggering serious headaches with the damage they cause — yet are welcome news for some companies. Here are some corporations that actually benefit when things go terribly wrong, and may be in a good position to profit as climate change makes life harder for many of us. Notice how new many of these companies are, with several dating back no more than a handful of years. What other companies and industries benefit from disaster? Tell us in the comments.
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