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Climate law omits funding for resilience to weather disasters

How much is devoted to ensuring that the nation's infrastructure is built to withstand mounting weather disasters such as wildfires, hurricanes and floods? Not much. Zero dollars, to be precise.
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How is climate change affecting floods?

Like other extreme weather disasters, flooding involves a number of competing factors that may affect its frequency and intensity.
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Weather disasters affected 1 in 10 homes in the country last year, report finds

Weather disasters affected 1 in 10 homes in the country last year, report finds

The findings drive home the devastating toll of disasters — including hurricanes, floods and wildfires — that are becoming more common and costly because of climate change.
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UN: Weather disasters soar in numbers, cost, but deaths fall
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UN: Weather disasters soar in numbers, cost, but deaths fall

Weather disasters are striking the world four to five times more often and causing seven times more damage than in the 1970s, the United Nations weather agency reports. But these disasters are killing far fewer people.

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