Climate change could exacerbate economic inequalities in the U.S.

Counties in the South will pay the greatest price, simulation predicts

climate change economic map

HEATING UP  Climate change will hurt the economies of some U.S. counties more than others, a new study suggests. Changes in each county’s gross domestic product by 2080–2099 are shown (negative values indicate economic gains).

S. Hsiang et al/Science 2017

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