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100 Million Will Die by 2030 if World Fails to Tackle Climate Change: Report

economictimes.indiatimes.com - Reuters
September 26, 2012

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LONDON: More than 100 million people will die and global economic growth will be cut by 3.2 percent of gross domestic product (GDP) by 2030 if the world fails to tackle climate change, a report commissioned by 20 governments said on Wednesday.

As global average temperatures rise due to greenhouse gas emissions, 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 conducted by humanitarian organisation DARA.

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Report - Climate Vulnerability Monitor: A Guide to the Cold Calculus of A Hot Planet
http://daraint.org/climate-vulnerability-monitor/climate-vulnerability-monitor-2012/report/

Report - Climate Vulnerability Monitor: A Guide to the Cold Calculus of A Hot Planet (342 page .PDF report)
http://daraint.org/wp-content/uploads/2012/09/CVM2-Low.pdf

Press Release (5 page .PDF file)
http://daraint.org/wp-content/uploads/2012/09/CVM_RELEASE_FINAL_ENGLISH.pdf

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