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Infographic: Disastrous Spending: Federal Disaster-Relief Expenditures Rise amid More Extreme Weather
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Infographic: Disastrous Spending: Federal Disaster-Relief Expenditures Rise amid More Extreme Weather

Extreme weather events are costing the federal government billions of dollars a year in disaster relief, and these costs will keep rising if we don't do more to prevent climate change.

Daniel J. Weiss is a Senior Fellow and Director of Climate Strategy at the Center for American Progress. Jackie Weidman is a Special Assistant on the Energy team at the Center.

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Daniel J. Weiss

Senior Fellow

Jackie Weidman

Special Assistant

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