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With four decades of disaster data, the trend is not our friend. Billion-dollar weather and climate disasters are rising in most states, even after adjusting for inflation
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The 2010s had the most billion-dollar disasters in 34 of 52 states and territories (65%)
Snowfall has been decreasing in the spring and fall seasons across much of the U.S.
All cities with NFL teams have warmed over the last 50 years due to climate change. And the stadium where the Super Bowl is being played could experience occasional flooding from sea level rise by 2070.
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