GAO: Feds' financial risk is growing because of climate change

02/19/2013 | FederalTimes.com

The federal government faces escalating costs related to climate change, according to the Government Accountability Office, which now includes the issue among its list of high-risk government programs. Federal agencies must redouble their efforts to mitigate the risks posed by floods, wildfires, storms, regional instability and other concerns connected with global warming, the GAO said.

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