The proposal represents an enormous effort to fight climate change, but it sidesteps the question of who will be forced to move because of rising water.
The National Academies said the United States must study technologies that would artificially cool the planet by blocking sunlight, citing the lack of progress fighting global warming.
The $95 billion in damage came in a year marked by a record number of named Atlantic storms, as well as the largest wildfires recorded in California.
A new push for stricter rules in flood zones could force Biden’s team to choose: Increase construction costs, or leave people exposed to climate change.
New research offers further signs that racial and economic inequality leave some Americans more exposed to the worsening effects of climate change.