27 Sep '12, 2pm

New study: Climate Change costing world over $1.2 trillion annually

New study: Climate Change costing world over $1.2 trillion annually

“Some quite serious damage is now unavoidable, but certain losses can still be reduced in the short term,” they add. “In particular, human costs can be transferred to economic costs. This can be achieved through programmes aimed at reducing rural poverty – at the origin of hunger deaths and many communicable diseases afflicting the world’s poorest groups, with risks that worsen with climate change. Or it can be achieved by ensuring clean air regulations, safer working conditions and modern energy options for people at risk due to carbon-intensive forms of energy.”

Full article: http://www.ecorazzi.com/2012/09/27/climate-change-costs-w...

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