The damages of last year’s record-setting droughts, floods and fires are estimated to have cost the country more than $52 billion. Not to mention the costs to our natural resources. Read about how Congress can protect us from similar weather tragedies in the upcoming years.
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They don’t call it the Wild West for nothing. From crippling droughts to raging fires, the region is no stranger to natural disasters. But will it be able to weather the storm ahead?
As you gather round the Thanksgiving dinner today, you may notice an unexpected (and unwelcome) guest at the table: the effects of the extreme weather experienced across America this year.
After a year of record-setting extreme weather events across our nation, two U.S. Senators are leading the effort to protect our wildlife and natural resources from the increasing threats of climate change.
According to new research, it isn’t only rising temperatures that pose a threat to undersea ecosystems–a plunging thermometer could have serious consequences for corals as well.