Report finds that climate change could cause “substantial damages” to US

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<p id=Climate change continues to pose major risks to many aspects of American life, according to a major government climate report that was released today.

“Climate-related risks will continue to grow without additional action,” The report says. “While Americans are responding in ways that can bolster resilience and improve livelihoods, neither global efforts to mitigate the causes of climate change nor regional efforts to adapt to the impacts currently approach the scales needed to avoid substantial damages to the U.S. economy, environment, and human health and well-being over the coming decades.”

The report is the work of more than 300 government and independent scientists. It’s the second volume to be released of the two-part National…

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