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Disaster Fatigue

Disaster Fatigue

Oct 6, 2021

The time between billion-dollar disasters—time to help communities across the nation recover—has dropped to just 18 days on average in recent years (2016-2020), according to Climate Central’s new presentation of NOAA/NCEI data.

2020 US Temps & Billion-Dollar Disasters

2020 US Temps & Billion-Dollar Disasters

Jan 8, 2021

While we’d like to leave 2020 in the past, the news that last year was the 5th warmest on record for the U.S. reminds us that climate change impacts will only worsen until we make progress on ‘bending the curve’ of CO2 emissions. 22 billion-dollar disasters hit the U.S. this year - a new record.