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Climate Change Predictions

$106 billion

By 2050, up to $106 billion worth of coastal property will likely be below sea level (if we continue on the current path).

$12 billion per year
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Over the next five to 25 years, greenhouse gas-driven temperature rises will likely necessitate the construction of new power generation that would cost ratepayers up to $12 billion per year.

10% Crop Loss

Without adapting to the changing climate, some Midwestern and southern counties could see a decline in yields of more than 10% over the next five to 25 years, with a 1-in-20 chance of losses of crops by more than 20%.

$7.3 Billion More Per Year

Factoring in potential changes in hurricane activity, the likely increase in average annual losses is expected to grow by $7.3 billion, bringing the annual price tag for hurricanes and other coastal storms to $35 billion.

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Trillions Below the Sea

There is a 1-in-20 chance—twice as likely as an American developing melanoma—that by the end of this century, more than $1 trillion worth of coastal property will be below mean sea level or at risk of it during high tide.

Higher Temperatures

If we continue on our current path, by the middle of this century, the average American will likely see 27 to 50 days over 90 degrees each year.