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US billion-dollar climate disasters soar, but debate remains divided

A storm-damaged petrol station following 2023’s Hurricane Idalia in Perry, Florida. 28 disasters causing damages of at least $1bn each struck the US last year. (Photo: Sean Rayford/Getty Images)

The material and economic impacts of climate change are increasing being felt in the US. Experts hope voters will take notice and act accordingly in the 2024 elections

The US saw a record number of billion-dollar weather and climate disasters in 2023, a report from the National Oceanic ...

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