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It's high time for Congress to end a program that routinely goes into debt providing subsidies to wealthy people living in high-risk areas.
It shouldn't be the federal government's responsibility to protect wealthy homeowners from the inevitable.
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Businesses, investors, and markets are already adapting to climate change without federal help.
A bill intended to make America's housing stock more climate-resilient also includes a big effective subsidy for the properties most exposed to the risks of climate change.
Effective climate adaptation depends upon effective price signals. So why is the Senate Majority Leader standing in the way?
The senate majority leader is stymying long-needed increases in federal flood insurance rates.
It's simple: You should not build your house in places where you can't get private flood insurance.
If market-rate wildfire insurance is too expensive for homeowners, maybe that's telling us something about the risks of living amidst pretty tinder.
Not yet in the United States, new studies suggest
It's a regressive, debt-ridden program that transfers wealth from regular Americans to the rich.
An expensive tutorial on the perils of government interaction.
Who will have the courage in the face of tragedy to change the government's disastrous policies?
Don't build in flood plains, and especially don't rebuild in flood plains
And new federal regulations could add to the cost of rebuilding or force some residents to abandon their homes.
'The rest of us are assuming all of the risks.'