Billion Dollar Weather Disasters

Published on Jan 17, 2014
Meteorologist Paul Douglas looks at the most expensive weather disasters of 2013. Internationally we saw an all-time high for billion dollar weather events.

While we’re on the topic of weather:


  1. #1 Nazim
    January 19, 2014

    Greg, you are an inspiration! You inspired me writting my first blog on science and education! Thank you, and keep up the good work.

    A Fan

  2. #2 Smarter Than Your Average Bear
    49.09689 N -117.6985 E
    January 19, 2014

    It’s only going to get worse, much worse, from here on out. The cost incurred to effectively fight climate change (assuming that is still possible) in the present is miniscule compared to the cost if we wait.

  3. #3 Greg Laden
    January 19, 2014

    Great blog Nazim, and thanks!

  4. #4 Ruckus the Eskie
    United States
    January 23, 2014

    Oh wow that is quite the weather!