economic impact

Top Tweets
refinery benzene
Amid LNG’s Gulf Coast expansion, community hopes to stand in its way
environmental justice pittsburgh
powder river coal leasing
Newsletter
legs walking in puddles rain

Hurricane Idalia could become 2023’s costliest climate disaster for the US

Analysts estimate the category 3 storm has already racked up a preliminary cost of $9.36bn, straining the insurance industry.

Climate change costing Germany billions of euros a year
Frerk Meyer/Flickr

Climate change costing Germany billions of euros a year

A new study shows weather catastrophes triggered by climate change have cost Germany at least €145 billion over the last two decades. Leaders at the Petersberg Climate Dialogue are looking at ways to tackle the impact.
how Hurricane Ida hurt Louisiana's economy

Here's the first close look at how Hurricane Ida hurt Louisiana's economy

When Hurricane Ida smashed into the Louisiana coast in August, it tore through neighborhoods, left more than a million people without power and forced thousands of businesses to shutter.
'Doomsday' transit cuts could cripple U.S. economy
www.bloomberg.com

'Doomsday' transit cuts could cripple U.S. economy

New York’s MTA plans to slash subway service, and other cities have proposed brutal budget cuts if federal transit support doesn’t arrive.  
Pa. House moves to block RGGI entrance as DEP estimates it will save money and lives
stateimpact.npr.org

Pa. House moves to block RGGI entrance as DEP estimates it will save money and lives

The House voted 130-71 Wednesday to prevent the state joining the Regional Greenhouse Gas Initiative through executive action.
It's not just pythons. The Everglades is under assault by armies of exotic invaders.
thehill.com

It's not just pythons. The Everglades is under assault by armies of exotic invaders.

An award-winning photographer warns of what’s at stake.
Climate risk: Insuring against the inevitable
www.dw.com

Climate risk: Insuring against the inevitable

The world's poor are being encouraged to take out insurance against climate-related disasters. But as the logic of some schemes unravels, those who profited least from fossil fuels are left paying for their damage.
ORIGINAL REPORTING
MOST POPULAR
CLIMATE