Monday, October 1, 2012

100 million to persih by 2030 due to climatic changes, fear experts

According to a stunning report issued by thee humanitarian organization, DARA, climate change will kill an estimated 100 million people by 2030 and cost the global economy 3.2 percent of its potential output annually.
DARA is based in Spain and the report, published in New York on Wednesday, was commissioned by 20 governments.
Global average temperatures have been rising due to the "greenhouse" effect, where ozone harming gas emissions are being trapped within the Earth's atmosphere. The effects on the planet, such as melting ice caps, extreme weather, drought and rising sea levels, will threaten populations and livelihoods, said the report.
Currently, DARA estimates that about there are five million deaths a year. Roughly 4.5 million are "carbon economy deaths due mainly to air pollution.

Read more: De Paulia


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