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Climate change takes center stage in economics

With climate change affecting everything from household finances to electric grids, the profession is increasingly focused on how society can mitigate carbon emissions and cope with their impact.
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Republicans cough up cash to save Florida's insurance market

The state's insurance companies are struggling to survive an onslaught of hurricanes and litigation.
Exposing the financial costs of climate change – and denial of the climate crisis

Exposing the financial costs of climate change – and denial of the climate crisis

Among the top 20 global emitters from 1854 to 2010 are five U.S. companies, including the top two, Chevron and ExxonMobil.
We know their names and those of others, and the media can and should remind us of them with each new financial consequence

NYC still vulnerable to hurricanes 10 years after Sandy

NYC still vulnerable to hurricanes 10 years after Sandy

Hurricane Sandy swept through New York City in October 2012, leading to 43 deaths and an estimated $19 billion in damages. The fallout devastated city residents as their homes, along with the city’s public transit system, were submerged in water.
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Hurricane Ian traumatized Floridians. It also erased their nest eggs

Hurricane Ian traumatized Floridians. It also erased their nest eggs

As climate change makes natural disasters more frequent and severe Ian offered new evidence that Americans' retirement funds and assets are in jeopardy in vulnerable areas. 
Time to reinvent Florida once again

Time to reinvent Florida once again

The destruction of Hurricane Ian also offers opportunity for a more sustainable future.
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