The drip, drip, drip of disasters continues unabated. The bodies are piling up as are the disaster costs. See Last 20 Years as Costs of Climate Disasters Rise Dramatically.
I'm sure that some will challenge any facts and figures that are provided by the United Nations. Others will accept the numbers. Did you know there was a rumor going around in Texas a few years back that the United Nations was trying to take over golf courses in that state?
Forget the source--think about the costs of disasters. Just the numbers here in the United States are pretty staggering.
Claire Rubin shared the link above.