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Hurricane Harvey is a billion-dollar disaster – America’s 10th in 2017

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It is possible that the economic damage from Hurricane Harvey will exceed the inflation-adjusted $160bn cost of Hurricane Katrina. Photograph: via Zuma Wire/Rex/Shutterstock

Despite a ‘rapid succession of disaster events’, the agency tracking changes in climate faces severe budget cuts under Donald Trump

September 3, 2017 — Even before Hurricane Harvey began to form, out in the north Atlantic, federal climate experts signalled that 2017 was going to be a bad year for weather and climate catastrophes in Continue reading Hurricane Harvey is a billion-dollar disaster – America’s 10th in 2017