Scientists state that climate change-caused coastal flooding may have a marked effect on the global gross domestic product (GDP)

A new study claims that in the next 80 years, the global land area exposed to coastal flooding as a result of climate change is set to increase by roughly 50 percent, threatening tens of millions of people, and up to 20 percent of global GPD. The authors call for immediate action to mitigate climate change, along with the construction of greater coastal defenses to protect both people and the economy.

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