climate change presents a significant financial risk to the US government

By Brian Kahn

We have found that climate change presents a significant financial risk to the federal government. Among other reported impacts, climate change could threaten coastal areas with rising sea levels, alter agricultural productivity, and increase the intensity and frequency of severe weather events," Alfredo Gomez, director of GAO's Natural Resources and Environment division, said.

http://www.climatecentral.org/news/climate-satellite-gaps-are-risky-business-for-feds-18653

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