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Climate change set to worsen inequality in US if greenhouse gases aren’t reduced

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Each 1C of temperature rise is forecast to cost the US economy 1.2% in lost GDP, on average. Photograph: John Giles/PA

New research shows that by 2100 the economic loss from warming temperatures will be on par with the Great Recession, with states in the south most affected

June 29, 2017 — Climate change is likely to worsen existing inequalities in the US, with the poorest areas of the country poised to lose as much as 20% of their income by the end of the century if greenhouse gases are not significantly reduced. Continue reading Climate change set to worsen inequality in US if greenhouse gases aren’t reduced