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Heat stress from climate change may cost global economies $2 trillion by 2030

by LiveModern Webmaster last modified Jul 22, 2016 01:04 AM
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by Katie Medlock last modified Jul 21, 2016

Research reveals yet another loss we can anticipate at the hands of climate change: global productivity. Heat stress in lower income countries has already shortened work days, which could result in a net loss of $2 trillion across all global economies by the year 2030. The sad irony is that the countries contributing the least to global warming will end up hurting the most. A recent study published in Asia-Pacific Journal of Public Health is one of six detailing the economic devastation...






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