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This paper employs an innovative event study methodology to demonstrate the impact of climate change on the NASDAQ index from the unique perspective of extreme weather events.
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This report focuses on understanding community impacts and needs after the August 2023 Maui wildfires. A rapid survey-based field investigation was conducted two weeks after the incident.
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In this study authors compared two operational ground-based lightning detection networks used by fire managers to identify cloud-to-ground strokes of the origins of 4408 western United States lightning-ignited wildfires spanning May–September 2020.
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The paper focuses on the supply of reliable power and complements recent works that estimate firms and households’ willingness to pay for stable power access.
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Tornado risk, as determined by the occurrence of atmospheric conditions that support tornado incidence, has exhibited robust spatial trends in the United States Southern Plains and Mid-South during recent decades.
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Due to the unprecedented rise in summer temperatures and higher rates of extreme heat events over the last ten years, the cost of summer cooling has risen from $476 in 2014 to a predicted $719 in 2024.
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This study examines factors shaping individuals' preferences for use of tornado shelters in public and private facilities during the COVID-19 pandemic, utilizing over 6000 surveys collected in Spring and Summer 2020 across the United States.
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Using administrative criminal records from Texas, this paper shows how high temperatures affect the decision making of police officers, prosecutors, and judges.

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