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Record number of billion-dollar disasters in U.S. in 2020

Last year, the U.S. experienced a record-smashing 22 weather and climate disasters that killed at least 262 people and injured scores more. Damages exceeded $1 billion each and totaled approximately $95 billion for all 22 events.

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Record number of billion-dollar disasters in U.S. in 2020

Last year, the U.S. experienced a record-smashing 22 weather and climate disasters that killed at least 262 people and injured scores more. Damages exceeded $1 billion each and totaled approximately $95 billion for all 22 events.

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Climate change is responsible for billions of dollars in flood costs, study says – CBS News

Over the past 40 years, damage from major weather and climate disasters has cost the United States nearly $2 trillion dollars. A closer look at the data reveals that recently the cost of such incidents has been escalating quickly, due…

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2020 tied with 2016 for Earth’s hottest year, as global warming overpowered La Nina – The Keene Sentinel

The year 2020 tied with 2016 for the planet’s warmest on record, capping off the warmest decade ever observed according to new data released Friday by the Copernicus Climate Change Service, a program of the European Commission. Each of the…

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Big Insurance Carriers Falsely Claim Climate Change Causing Record Disasters

Large insurance corporations stand to make huge profits by using the excuse of climate change risks to raise rates, regardless of whether the climate fears actually materialize. Despite this financial self-interest in inflating climate fears, the mainstream media are trumpeting…

Big Insurance Carriers Falsely Claim Climate Change Causing Record Disasters

Large insurance corporations stand to make huge profits by using the excuse of climate change risks to raise rates, regardless of whether the climate fears actually materialize. Despite this financial self-interest in inflating climate fears, the mainstream media are trumpeting…

Despite Claims Of ‘Record-Breaking’ Season, Landfalling Hurricanes Trending Down

Despite the National Hurricane Center reporting a record-breaking Atlantic hurricane season, and contrary to the breathless climate blame-game reporting that followed, the number of major landfalling U.S. hurricanes — the most reliable hurricane trend indicator — has not increased since…

‘Hail to the queen’ – saving the Caribbean queen conch

Second only to the spiny lobster, the queen conch is a prized delicacy long harvested for food and is revered for its beautiful shell. Conch populations have dwindled so low, creating a dire and urgent situation in ecological and economic terms. To preserve this significant molluscan fishery in the Caribbean, the world’s leading expert on queen conch aquaculture has published an 80-page, step-by-step user manual that provides complete illustrations and photos of how to culture and restore the queen conch.

Many Scientists Now Say Global Warming Could Stop Relatively Quickly After Emissions Go to Zero – InsideClimate News

Parts of the world economy may have been on pause during 2020, dampening greenhouse gas emissions for a while. But that didn’t slow the overall buildup of atmospheric carbon dioxide, which reached its highest level in millions of years.  If…

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10 steamy signs in 2020 that climate change is speeding up – Livescience.com

As the world turned its eyes to a dire pandemic, another global catastrophe was not-so-quietly gaining steam: Climate change has been simmering since the Industrial Revolution, but 2020 was a year that really drove home how fast it’s accelerating. We…