Costs of 2017 US Weather Disasters Demolish Previous Record

Published on Truthout, 12 January 2018.

The financial cost of extreme weather events across the US in 2017 was $306 billion. This price tag far exceeded the previous record of $215 billion, set just six years earlier in 2011. Reports warn that these costs will only continue to escalate as climate disruption worsens.

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