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It’s not just the ozone layer at stake: Natural disasters create billions in health costs

Mail Online: Natural disasters linked to climate change not only result in physical damage but create significant health costs in terms of medical treatment and lives lost, according to a new study. The study compiled by the Natural Resources Defense Council (NRDC) published yesterday looked at six of the most recent natural disasters in the U.S. The study in the Health Affairs journal used case studies including the West Nile virus outbreak in Louisiana in 2002, the California heat wave in 2006 and the...