Disaster Economics

Disaster Economics

There are 1 comment on the www.newyorker.com story from Nov 28, 2012, titled Disaster Economics. In it, www.newyorker.com reports that:

The annual cost of natural disasters in the U.S. has doubled over the past two decades.

On February 1, 1953, a fierce, sustained storm created a huge surge in the North Sea off the coast of Holland. Floodwaters overtopped the dikes, swallowing half a million acres of land and killing nearly two thousand people. Within weeks of the storm, a government

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Ninthman

“Obama Shames the USA”

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#1 Nov 29, 2012
That's because the dollar is worth half as much. I hate bullshit.

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