The Atlantic hurricane season hasn’t even begun (it officially starts June 1), but excessive spring flooding has already displaced thousands of residents in Louisiana.
A freak ice storm in Texas in February took out much of the state’s power grid, plunging nearly 10 million people into a cold, dark catastrophe. More than 150 people died, and at an estimated $200 billion dollars, it was the costliest natural disaster in the state’s history.
And California’s last wildfire season set the record for the largest amount of land burned in modern history, according to the California Department of Forestry and Fire Protection. The fires destroyed over 10,000 structuresand cost over $10 billion…