Climate Change to Cost Billions Each Year Under Best-Case Projection

Nov. 23, 2018, 7:50 PM

The Trump administration just published a major report documenting the advance of climate change, weeks earlier than expected and on a day many Americans are occupied with family and holiday shopping. The news is predictably bad, but this time the tally comes with a price tag—one significantly larger than you’ll find at the mall.

The report catalogs the observed damage and accelerating losses projected from a climate now unmoored from a 12,000-year period of relative stability.

The result is that much of what humans have built, and many of the things they are building now, are increasingly unsuited for the ...

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