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Climate change could cost 14.5 million lives by 2050: WEF Pi News

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According to a report by the World Economic Forum (WEF), climate change could cause an additional 14.5 million deaths worldwide and $12.5 trillion in economic losses by 2050.

A joint report by the WEF and the consulting firm Oliver Wyman, “The Most Likely Trajectory of a Global Average Temperature Increase of 2.5 to 2.9°C Compared to Pre-Industrial Levels, Based on Scenarios Developed by the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change” is based on “, Xinhua news The agency cited the statement of the WEF.

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The report analyzes six main effects of climate change: floods, droughts, heat waves, tropical storms, wildfires and sea level rise.

According to the study, flooding alone will cause 8.5 million deaths by 2050, making it the “highest acute risk of climate-induced mortality.”

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Drought is expected to kill 3.2 million people as the second leading cause of climate-related death.

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