Data Shows Natural Disaster Costs Are Not Proof Of Global Warming

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Natural disasters did $330 billion worth of damage in 2017, mostly due hurricanes smashing into the U.S. this fall, making last year the second costliest year for disasters since 2011, according to the reinsurance industry. Insurers will pay out $135 billion for natural disasters, according to Munich Re, the most on record. Most of the monetary…