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Strict curbs on global warming to buoy world economy: Study

The report said the toughest temperature curbs would benefit 90 percent of the world's population, especially in poor nations in Africa, Asia and Latin America.

Reuters 

Stringent limits on global warming would bolster the world economy by averting tens of trillions of dollars in damage this century from heat waves, droughts and floods, a U.S. study said on Wednesday. The report, among the first to assess the economics of the 2015 Paris climate agreement, said the toughest temperature curbs would benefit 90 percent of the world's population, especially in poor nations in Africa, Asia and Latin America. The world's biggest economies - the United States, China and Japan - would also gain if the world achieves the toughest targets, ...

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First Published: Thu, May 24 2018. 03:17 IST
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