Discussion: Global Warming, Emission Standards, and Other Environmental Issues - Part 1

The Washington Post - Home insurers cut natural disasters from policies as climate risks grow
Some of the largest U.S. insurance companies say extreme weather has led them to end certain coverages, exclude natural disaster protections and raise premiums

The Hill - Here are the most and least disaster-prone states
Five of the most disaster-prone states: Texas, Mississippi, Oklahoma, California and Florida; Five of the least disaster-prone states: Maine, Vermont, New Hampshire, Alaska and Delaware
So what's the point of home insurance then?
I'm not the least bit surprised. :( Next year will no doubt be worse.
Associated Press - Biden cancels last oil and gas leases in Alaska’s Arctic Refuge, overturns sales held by Trump

EIA.gov - U.S. Field Production of Crude Oil (Thousand Barrels per day) (Chart)
EIA.gov - U.S. Exports of Crude Oil (Thousand Barrels) (Chart)

I believe there was a law change around the time that exports exploded in volume ten years ago. A lot of U.S. exports now are because U.S. sources replaced Russian sources.

CNN - US has replaced Russia as Europe’s top crude oil supplier (March 2023)
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California accuses oil companies of misleading the public on the dangers of fossil fuels for decades. The state demands they help fund recovery efforts after climate change-fueled disasters.
Saw a 3 piece Frontline that spelled this out plainly as well. They are as bad as Big Tobacco. :(

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