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1.  Stuck with the bill:  Local governments deluged with rising climate damage costs  

2022-09-21


Yale Universities Climate Connections
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Who’s stuck with the bill for climate impacts? Too often, local governments. The post Stuck with the bill:  Local governments deluged with rising climate damage costs appeared first on Yale Climate Connections.

2.  What Insurance Tells Us About Our (In)Capacity for Climate Resilience  

2022-09-08


Common Dreams - Breaking News & Views for the Progressive Community
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In a western country, because of climate change impacts and escalating costs of living, property insurance has become unaffordable for most, or no longer available.

3.  Climate Reality Is Hitting Us Like a Breakaway Glacier  

2022-08-07


Truth Out
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We have moved past the stage of observing the effects of climate change and are living amid its consequences.

4.  Extreme Weather Flips US Navy Helicopters In Freak 'Microburst'  

2022-07-29


ZeroHedge News
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Extreme Weather Flips US Navy Helicopters In Freak 'Microburst' US Navy helicopters were damaged when a line of severe thunderstorms swept through southern Virginia on Tuesday at Naval Station Norfolk.  USNI News reported ten helicopters experienced damage, including five MH-60S Knight Hawks, one MH-60...

5.  World's Top 2021 Climate Disasters Cost Nearly $200 Billion: Study  

2021-12-27


Common Dreams - Breaking News & Views for the Progressive Community
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“Climate change will bankrupt us, and along the way, we will lose so much more than money,” said one activist in response to the new figures.

6.  US emissions cost the world $1.9 trillion in economic damages  

2022-07-13


Grist
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A new study pinpoints the economic cost of emissions, paving the way for international legal action.

7.  Think climate action is expensive? Inaction could cost $178 trillion.  

2022-05-24


Grist
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But zeroing out emissions could create a green Industrial Revolution, a new report says.

8.  The future of global catastrophic risk events from climate change  

2022-07-28


Yale Universities Climate Connections
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Increasing risks posed by climate change are causing rare extreme events that can kill more than 10 million people or lead to damages of $10 trillion-plus, posing threats of total societal collapse, a UN report finds. The post The future of global catastrophic risk events from climate change appeare...

9.  The Doomsday Numbers and Climate Change  

2021-11-10


Carbon Watchdog
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Why are we in a climate emergency? One reason is because the numbers don’t add up. These are the Doomsday numbers: the economic impact of both damage and abatement with a 4°C increase in global temperature would produce only 3.6% less growth by 2100. These numbers are taken from the Nobel Lecture i...

10.  The cost of climate inaction  

2022-01-04


The Ecologist
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The cost of climate inaction Channel News brendan 4th January 2022 Teaser Media

11.  NOAA Report Shows 310 Climate-Linked Disasters Cost US Over $2 Trillion Since 1980  

2022-01-10


Common Dreams - Breaking News & Views for the Progressive Community
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“This report underscores the reality of how the climate crisis is already affecting people's lives and the economy.”

12.  $50.5 Billion and Counting: Climate Groups Launch 'Cost of Inaction' Ticker  

2022-05-05


Common Dreams - Breaking News & Views for the Progressive Community
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“In 2021, the United States experienced 20 billion-dollar-plus disasters, the second-highest of all time. Every second the Senate delays action on bold climate investments, the cost of inaction only increases.”