These US cities could be the best for escaping the worst impacts of climate change

With escalating home insurance rates and more frequent flooding from rising sea levels and extreme rainfall, some potential buyers are asking more questions about climate impacts before taking out a $30 mortgage. years.

Economists, flood experts and others often consider which cities might be safest from the impacts of long-term climate change, considering factors such as flood risk, sustainability and preparedness to make communities more resilient.

But safety is in the eye of the beholder.

The truth is that every place has its risks, said Steve Bowen, chief scientific officer and meteorologist at Gallagher Re, a global reinsurance broker.

USA Today

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