Investing in climate adaptation could save trillions of dollars: Global panel

Hindustan Times | Sep 11, 2019 at 6:35 AM
  • A new report has called on the world leaders to invest in climate change adaptation measures urgently citing various imperatives, including high rate of return on such investments which make countries resilient.
  • The research finds that investing 1.8 trillion dollars globally in five years between 2020 and 2030 could generate 7.1 trillion dollars in net benefits.
  • Climate change could also push more than 100 million people within developing countries below the poverty line by 2030.