NU Online News Service, Aug. 25, 1:21 p.m. EDT

Economic and insured losses from natural disasters have increased over recent decades, but a new report studying analyses of these events concludes anthropogenic climate change is not a main driver behind the increase.

The report, “Have Disaster Losses Increased Due to Anthropogenic Climate Change?” explains, “The observed loss increase is caused primarily by increasing exposure and value of capital at risk.”

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