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Climate Change Is Projected to Worsen Inequality in the United States

Rising global temperatures are likely to hit the lowest-income parts of the United States hardest, particularly the Deep South, according to a University of California, Berkeley analysis.

County-level annual damages in the median scenario for the climate from 2080 to 2099 under a business-as-usual emissions trajectory. Negative damages indicate economic benefits. | Hsiang, Kopp, Jina, Rising, et al (2017)
This is the national average economic damage in the USA. | Hsiang, Kopp, Jina, Rising, et al (2017)
This is the projected economic damage from climate change in United States counties. | Hsiang, Kopp, Jina, Rising, et al (2017)