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Economics Of Climate Change

 

January 15, 2018



A study cited by the National Geographic Society on the economic cost of climate change was most revealing. The study said extreme weather made worse by climate change and health impacts of burning fossil fuels has cost the U.S. economy $240 billion per year for the past 10 years. This figure does not include the latest hurricanes or the 76 wildfires in nine western states this year. These are estimated to cost around $300 billion alone. These costs to the U.S. economy are projected to increase to at least $360 billion dollars per year over the next decade.

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