Climate change to disproportionately affect the poor — Iowa Environmental Focus

Jenna Ladd | July 3, 2017 A study published in the journal Science found that climate change will likely cause economic damages for the poorest parts of the U.S. while economically benefiting more affluent areas. Researchers figured the economic costs of climate-related impacts like rising sea levels, more extreme weather and higher temperatures. They ran many simulations which […]

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