Climate change will hit US hardest

By Andrew Griffin/ TheIndependent The US will be hit harder than almost any other country by climate change, according to a major new report. The research is the first time that researchers have developed a reliable set of data that allows each country to know just how much economic damage will be done by carbon dioxide emissions. And the surprising results show that considerable damage could be done to some of the world’s greatest powers. The three countries set to lose the most from climate change are United States, India and Saudi Arabia, according to the new research. The findings rely on measuring the social cost of carbon, in an attempt to understand how much is lost through climate emissions. And it also found that the damage being done worldwide…

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