From school strikes to the halls of power, young activists have turned the world's focustoward climate change. They have rallied the largest protests in decades for the environment and brought it to the forefront of elections.
Homes exposed to sea level rise sell for about 7% less than their unexposed counterparts, according to astudy published in 2019 in the Journal of Financial Economics.That discount jumps to 10% when the owner of the property is not living there.
The worst effects of climate change are disproportionately falling on “underserved communities who are least able to prepare for, and recover from, heat waves, poor air quality, flooding, and other impacts," according to an EPA report released last week.
Nearly every nation is coming up short — most of them far short — in their efforts to fight climate change, and the world is unlikely to hold warming to the internationally agreed-upon limit, according to a new scientific report.