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Climate change increases conflict risk, floods, hunger

Updated: 2014-04-01 07:21
By Agencies in Yokohama, Japan ( China Daily)

Greenhouse gas emissions could cause trillions of dollars in damage: UN panel

Soaring carbon emissions will amplify the risk of conflict, hunger, floods and mass migration this century, the UN's expert panel said on Monday in a landmark report on the impact of climate change.

Left unchecked, greenhouse gas emissions may cost trillions of dollars in damage to property and ecosystems, and in bills for shoring up climate defenses, it said, adding the impact would increase with every additional degree that temperatures rise.

Climate change increases conflict risk, floods, hunger

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