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New research reveals spiralling economic and human costs of climate change

Flooding damage Derna Libya
Aftermath of devastating floods in the Libyan city of Derna in September: the WWA’s latest study shows how human-made climate change made the intense rainfall and flooding in the region last month much more likely (Photo: Esam Omran Al-Fetori/Reuters)

Low-income economies suffer the most with an average GDP loss of 1 per cent a year because of high levels of loss of life caused by more frequent and more intense extreme weather events

Extreme events linked to climate change are estimated to have ...

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