Don't Be Fooled: Weather Is Not Climate
Climate change is seldom the only factor contributing to the cost of natural disasters. Climate change will result in more wildfires, but how we manage land will contribute to the severity.
Warming sea surface temperature may cause stronger hurricanes, but where we live and build will determine the damage they cause.
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A comprehensive study on Australian households, measuring the quality of wellbeing over 16 years found the following results:
Our level of wellbeing does not change much, with each event, even a catastrophic one, impacting us for a length of time, say a year or two, and then becoming normal to our minds, returning us to our previous levels of wellbeing.
This applies to boosts as well as the plunges.