The economics of the new climate report

We're already paying for the impacts of climate change, the new National Climate Assessment says. And those costs will likely go way up in the future.

Raj Rajan, the director at Fresh Energy and a fellow at the University of Minnesota's Institute on the Environment, tells us how climate change impacts our current and future economy.

Listen on the audio player above.

Your support matters.

You make MPR News possible. Individual donations are behind the clarity in coverage from our reporters across the state, stories that connect us, and conversations that provide perspectives. Help ensure MPR remains a resource that brings Minnesotans together.