World Bank: Climate change could put $158tn in assets at risk

Michael Holder
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Population growth and rapid urbanisation amid rise in natural disasters could put 1.3 billion people at risk by 2050, World Bank report warns

A cocktail of global population growth, rapid urbanisation and increasing natural disasters resulting from climate change, could put 1.3 billion people and $158tn in assets at risk by 2050, the World Bank...

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