Why We Underestimate the Costs of Climate Change

Why We Underestimate the Costs of Climate Change

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The wastewater infrastructure of New York and New Jersey was badly damaged by Hurricane Sandy; the systems failed because sewage plants were flooded by massive storm surges.

However, the sewage problem in New York and New Jersey is just one manifestation of a larger danger. Once we start to think about how climate change can undermine the basic structures we have built and upon which we rely, it becomes clear that virtually everything is at risk…

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