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Figure : change_in_hours
Projected Changes in Hours Worked
Figure 19.21University of South Carolina, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency
Kirstin Dow, Allison R. Crimmins
This figure appears in chapter 19 of the Impacts, Risks, and Adaptation in the United States: The Fourth National Climate Assessment, Volume II report.
This map shows the estimated percent change in hours worked in 2090 under a higher scenario (RCP8.5). Projections indicate an annual average of 570 million labor hours lost per year in the Southeast by 2090 (with models ranging from 340 million to 820 million labor hours).0b30f1ab-e4c4-4837-aa8b-0e19faccdb94 Estimates represent a change in hours worked as compared to a 2003–2007 average baseline for high-risk industries only. These industries are defined as agriculture, forestry, and fishing; hunting, mining, and construction; manufacturing, transportation, and utilities. Source: adapted from EPA 2017.0b30f1ab-e4c4-4837-aa8b-0e19faccdb94
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