TUCSON, Ariz. (KGUN) — A new study reveals Tucson is the third best city in America for climate change resiliency.
Researchers determined Tucson has an effective plan in place to help combat climate change which would keep the city thriving for years to come.
Hippo Insurance found a number of factors contributed to this, including:
- Comfort index - 7.5/10
- Cost of living - 89.4/100
- Median home price - $300,294
- Climate change index - 35.9/100
- Climate change risk level - 67/100
- Climate action plan status - Committed
- Average home insurance premium - $1,521
- Cumulative Resilience Screening Index score - 7.001
Across the country, Tucson has the fifth-highest climate resiliency score of all cities studied.
Part of the city's plan to fight climate change consists of planting one million trees by 2030.
Tucson is also at low risk for flooding and wildfires.
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