Collin O’Mara and Lou Iglesias write about the benefits of nature-based solutions in The Hill.
- In 2021 climate-related disasters cost the United States $145 billion in damage and 688 lives lost.
- Investments in nature-based solutions like marshlands, coastlines, and forests are a cost-effective way to reduce climate risks and protect people.
- While investing in low-carbon energy is certainly a part of the solution, prioritizing nature-based solutions is one of the most effective, bipartisan tools that we have to increase climate resilience.
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