States need FEMA’s help to prepare for climate change

Hill: Last year U.S. taxpayers paid nearly $100 billion for damages caused by climate-related extreme weather events like wildfires, storms, flooding, and droughts. As our climate continues to rapidly warm, the science indicates that many natural disasters will become more frequent, more severe, and more costly. Preparing for natural disasters can no longer be just an exercise in learning from the past. We must also take into account new information on how climate change will affect the frequency and......

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