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  • Climate Change, Changing Spaces

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Weather events cost the US $145bn in 2021 as climate change took hold

  • With reference to the first graph ‘US weather and climate disaster events’, describe the trend in disaster costs since 1980

  • Although 2021 temperatures were slightly cooler than the previous two years outline the reasons why natural disaster costs were so high across the US

  • What factors are believed to have contributed to 2021 being cooler than previous years?

Alasdair Monteith, Gordonstoun

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