Scientists in the News

From ruined bridges to dirty air, EPA scientists price out the cost of climate change

Orange County public works crews use heavy machinery to remove a damaged boardwalk at Capistrano Beach in Dana Point. Damage to coastal property is one of the greatest costs of climate change. (Allen J. Schaben / Los Angeles Times)

Los Angeles Times

By the end of the century, the manifold consequences of unchecked climate change will cost the U.S. hundreds of billions of dollars per year, according to a new study by scientists at the Environmental Protection Agency.