Welcome, sign in or click here to subscribe.
Login: Password:
     
     


 

 

  Environment


Subscriber content preview

January 4, 2019

Warming could cost Alaska $700M a year

  • A new study projects that climate change could cost the state up to $700 million per year due to infrastructure damage and coastal erosion.
  • ANCHORAGE (AP) — The effects of climate change could cost Alaska hundreds of millions of dollars per year in the coming decades, according to a new study.

    The Institute of Social and Economic Research at the University of Alaska Anchorage has projected that the warmer climate could cost the state a net loss of $340 million to $700 million per year, the Alaska Journal of Commerce reported Wednesday.


     
    . . .


    To read this story in full login or purchase a subscription.



    --