Climate change to cost Pakistan $____ billion annually, says UN report.

A. $24bn

B. $26bn

C. $28bn

D. $30bn 


Economic costs from the combined impacts of the disaster-climate-health nexus estimated by the United Nations Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific (UN-ESCAP) show that Pakistan will have the highest losses as a percentage of GDP at 9.1 percent. In absolute terms, under the worst-case scenario, India is set to record the highest average annual loss at $225bn, followed by Pakistan at $26bn and Turkey at $24bn.

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