Thomas Frank of E&E News writes on a new White House climate report.
- The report states that in the worst case climate scenario, coastal disasters could cost as much as $100 billion annually, but in the best case scenario these disasters would cost $34 billion.
- America’s coastlines are home to roughly 30% of the nation’s population.
- Reducing climate risk along the coast will require principled investments in nature based solutions, reforming regulations to spur smart building and infrastructure practices, and energy innovation.
Read the full article here.