U.S. Saw Second-Most Billion-Dollar Weather Disasters in 2021

Washington Post, Jan. 11, 2022–Matthew Cappucci, Jason Samenow
The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration announced Monday that at least 20 individual billion-dollar disasters occurred in the United States in 2021, the second-most on record. From tornadoes to floods, fires and hurricanes, the year featured a number of catastrophes, many of which were made more severe by human-induced climate change.