White House report: Climate change is harming the economy
Climate change “has moved firmly into the present,” as extreme weather has a negative impact on Americans’ everyday lives and the U.S. economy, a new White House report says.

The congressionally mandated National Climate Assessment, produced by more than 300 experts overseen by a panel of 60 scientists, concludes that the nation has already suffered billions of dollars in damages from severe weather-related disruptions, which it says will continue to get worse.

Read more from The Wall Street Journal.
Photo: A flooded cornfield near Oakville, Iowa, is seen in this unddated photo. (Scott Olson / Getty Images)

White House report: Climate change is harming the economy

Climate change “has moved firmly into the present,” as extreme weather has a negative impact on Americans’ everyday lives and the U.S. economy, a new White House report says.

The congressionally mandated National Climate Assessment, produced by more than 300 experts overseen by a panel of 60 scientists, concludes that the nation has already suffered billions of dollars in damages from severe weather-related disruptions, which it says will continue to get worse.

Read more from The Wall Street Journal.

Photo: A flooded cornfield near Oakville, Iowa, is seen in this unddated photo. (Scott Olson / Getty Images)

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