Extreme weather is already expensive

Federal spending on disaster relief

The Center for American Progress released a report this week documenting the already high burden on the federal till of recent extreme weather. (Hat tip to The Washington Post for the pointer.) This is already working out to an average cost per household of about US$400 per year, for 2011-2013, and includes things like payments for crop insurance.

About ecoquant

See http://www.linkedin.com/in/deepdevelopment/ and https://667-per-cm.net/about
This entry was posted in climate, economics, environment, politics, science. Bookmark the permalink.

Leave a reply. Commenting standards are described in the About section linked from banner.

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out /  Change )

Google photo

You are commenting using your Google account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.