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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

"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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