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4 things to know about EPA's new climate damage metric

The social cost of carbon could soon be used in a broad set of federal actions.
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Climate crisis costing $16m an hour in extreme weather damage, study estimates

The damage caused by the climate crisis through extreme weather has cost $16m (£13m) an hour for the past 20 years, according to a new estimate.

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Climate change could cost Germany €900 billion

The German economy could see a fivefold increase in average annual costs to cover damage caused by extreme weather by 2050, according to a new study by two ministries..

New measure of climate's toll: Disasters are now common across US

New measure of climate's toll: Disasters are now common across US

A new report found that 90 percent of all counties nationwide have suffered a major disaster since 2011.
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Climate change threatening 'things Americans value most,' report says

Climate change threatening 'things Americans value most,' report says

The latest National Climate Assessment also finds that the United States has warmed 68 percent faster than the planet as a whole.
U.N. climate talks off to tense start as nations feud over damages

U.N. climate talks off to tense start as nations feud over damages

Leaders demanded at U.N. climate talks, or COP27, that wealthy nations spend vastly more to help vulnerable populations adjust to a warming planet.
As flood risk rises, vulnerable communities weigh government buyouts

As flood risk rises, vulnerable communities weigh government buyouts

A South Carolina neighborhood where residents are considering buyouts of their flood-prone homes embodies the quandary that a growing number of communities will face in the years ahead.
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