The Impacts and Costs of Climate Change

The Impacts and Costs of Climate Change
Figure 2. Additional millions of people at risk from hunger, malaria, flooding and water
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There is also an update (McMichael 2003), on some of the risks, shown below.

AEA Technology Environment, August 2005

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Watkiss, Paul; Downing, Tom; Handley, Claire & Butterfield, Ruth. The Impacts and Costs of Climate Change. Oxford, England. UNT Digital Library. http://digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc29337/. Accessed March 4, 2015.