Climate change a factor in spiralling weather disaster costs

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Munich Re says North America has racked up losses of over $1,000bn over the last 30 years because of extreme weather

Weather catastrophes have cost North America $1,060bn over the past 30 years, insurance giant Munich Re reported yesterday, warning that climate change means weather-related costs are rising fast. A...

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