TNC Media Statement in Response to NOAA’s Billion-Dollar Weather and Climate Disaster Report

In 2022, weather and climate disasters cost the United States $165 Billion, according to NOAA National Centers for Environmental Information’s U.S. Billion-Dollar Weather and Climate Disasters (2023) report.   

 We can no longer view climate change as a distant issue –one that only matters to people in the future, or who live far away. Extreme weather events super-sized by climate change are flooding people’s homes, drying up their water supplies, devastating their food and threatening their lives. 

Read more from Katharine’s statement with The Nature Conservancy here.

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