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Climate Change in the United States: Benefits of Global Action

This report by EPA analyzes results of the agency’s Climate Change Impacts and Risk Analysis (CIRA) project, which quantifies and monetizes the risks of inaction as well as the annual benefits of global GHG mitigation across 6 major sectors. The benefits include: $10-$34 billion in savings on power system costs annually in 2050, 57,000 fewer deaths from poor air quality in 2100, $110 billion in avoided damages from lost labor due to extreme temperatures in 2100, and more.

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