Climate Change Will Cost U.S. Dearly, Report Says

If unchecked, climate change will cost the US hundreds of billions of dollars and damage human health and quality of life, a U.S. government report says.

16Future risks from climate change depend... on decisions made today

38presenting growing challenges to human health and safety

The warning is at odds with the Trump administration's fossil fuels agenda.

The White House said the report – compiled with help from numerous US government agencies and departments – was inaccurate.

60largely based on the most extreme scenario

The world's leading scientists agree that climate change is human-induced and warn that natural fluctuations in temperature are being aggravated by human action.

The US climate assessment outlines the prospective impacts of climate change across every sector of American society.

82With continued growth in emissions at historic rates

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