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    The Price of Environmental Damage Is Quickly Adding Up

    Back when magazines were physical things you could hold in your hand and stack in piles, I used to read Rolling Stone to follow my musical idols, from John Lennon to Bob Dylan. Now I go online and follow the magazine’s prolific environmental reporter Jeff Goodell. He writes here about how climate disasters in 2017 cost the U.S. more than $300 billion and displaced more than a million Americans from their homes — numbers that will only increase as climate change worsens. This will put some steel in your spine about the stakes.

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