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Disaster looms for Asia-Pacific from global warming: report

With business-as-usual scenario, it warns of 6 deg C rise in temperature, along with typhoons, floods, famine
Monday, July 17, 2017 - 05:50

"Indonesia ... will be the most affected country in the region by coastal flooding with approximately 5.9 million people expected to be affected every year until 2100," says the ADB-Potsdam Institute report.


UNCHECKED climate change threatens "devastating consequences" for countries in the Asia-Pacific region and could even pose an "existential threat" to some of them, the Asian Development Bank (ADB) and the Potsdam Institute for Climate Impact Research say in a new report.


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