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Insurer to invest in coastal wetlands to mitigate storm damages

EMILY CHASAN / BLOOMBERG - When Hurricane Sandy hit the U.S. East Coast in October 2012, its 80-mile-per-hour winds and the resulting flooding did about $71 billion [go to article]
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Investors want green solutions even if Trump doesn’t

MATHEW CARR / BLOOMBERG - Donald Trump may think climate change is a hoax, but investors managing some $30 trillion of assets are increasingly prodding [go to article]
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Analysis: Global warming will depress economic growth in Trump country

DANA NUCCITELLI / THE GUARDIAN - A working paper recently published by the Federal Reserve Bank of Richmond concludes that global warming could significantly [go to article]
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The world faces a future of floods, famine, and extreme heat – here’s what...

KEVIN LORIA / BUSINESS INSIDER - A nine-foot storm surge barreled down on the city. It swamped subways and neighborhoods. A power substation flooded [go to article]

Tick, mosquito-borne infections surge in United States: CDC

GINA CHERELUS / REUTERS - The number of Americans sickened each year by bites from infected mosquitoes, ticks or fleas tripled from 2004 through 2016, with infection rates [go to article]
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The people who’ll be most hurt by climate swings did the least to cause...

CHRIS MOONEY / WASHINGTON POST - It is no secret that not everyone on the planet is equally responsible for climate change [go to article]
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Flooding hot spots: Why seas are rising faster on the U.S. East Coast

JIM MORRISON / YALE ENVIRONMENT 360 - Seen from a pedestrian footbridge overlooking Myrtle Park — a sliver of land that Norfolk, Virginia is allowing to revert to wetlands [go to article]
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The latest climate threat for coastal cities: More rich people

CHRISTOPHER FLAVELLE / BLOOMBERG - When Hurricane Irma reached Florida’s Big Pine Key in September, it caused the floor of Terry and Sharon Baron’s cream-colored [go to article]
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Climate change causing trees to bloom weeks earlier, researchers say

JAMES M. O'NEILL / NORTHJERSEY.COM - Researchers are growing more interested — and concerned — about the role climate change and warming temperatures [go to article]
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Climate change is messing with your dinner

AGNIESZKA DE SOUSA and HAYLEY WARREN / BLOOMBERG - The world’s dinner tables are seeing the impact of climate change [go to article]

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