Gallery: Rio+20: Climate Change Damage Could Cost Latin America $100 Bi...


With the Rio+20 conference set to start on June 20th, a report from the Inter-American Development Bank (IDB) has warned that if climate change continues to go unchecked, the damage costs to Latin American and Caribbean countries could total $100 billion per year by 2050. According to the report, those costs will be a reality if average temperatures rise 2 degrees celsius from pre-industrial levels, which is looking very likely.

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