Saturday, July 15, 2017

Report: Asia facing dire future toll from climate change

A report by the Asia Development Bank says Asia will endure extreme heat, rising sea levels, growing losses from severe weather and increasing food insecurity in coming decades as climate change raises temperatures and alters weather patterns across the globe.

A boy walks on a dried-up river bed.
The survey released Friday by the Manila-based lender paints a grim outlook for many communities in Asia, home to about 4 billion people. It’s based on the latest scientific research, with or without more aggressive efforts to curb carbon emissions that contribute to global warming.

Read the Associated Press story - “Report: Asia facing dire future toll from climate change.”

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