Extreme Weather Comes at a Cost

By Epoch Times Staff
Epoch Times Staff
Epoch Times Staff
May 7, 2014 Updated: July 18, 2015

Climate and weather disasters in 2012 alone cost the American economy more than $100 billion

$30 Billion
Estimated cost of heat waves and drought

$65 Billion
Estimated cost of superstorm Sandy

$11.1 Billion
Estimated cost of severe weather incidents

$1 Billion
Estimated cost of wildfires in West

$2.3 Billion
Estimated cost of hurricane Isaac

Source: White House Climate Report