8 billion-dollar climate disasters have hit the US this year alone
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Climate change is getting expensive. Coming off the hottest June on record, the United States so far in 2016 has experienced eight weather and climate-related disasters that have met or exceeded $1 billion, resulting in 30 deaths and damages totaling $13.1 billion. The analysis by NOAA’s National Centers for Environmental Information (NCEI) doesn't include the late-June flooding in West Virginia which is still being assessed and could add to the number of billion-dollar disaster events. &n...