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India is destined to lose 22% income owing to climate change by 2050

According to a study conducted by researchers at the Potsdam Institute for Climate Impacts Research in Germany, India stands to lose 22% income by 2050 due to climate change. While the global economy will face a 19% income loss, India will bear the worst brunt of it at 22%. This is three percent higher than the global average!
Today we think investing in green energy is wasting money? Wait till this image comes true, and it is, by and by, at a really fast pace!
Today we think investing in green energy is wasting money? Wait till this image comes true, and it is, by and by, at a really fast pace!

This huge economic loss will be due to factors like lower labor productivity, lesser agricultural yields and infrastructure challenges rising due to climate issues like fluctuation in rainfall patterns, rising temperatures and extreme weather conditions like wildfires and storms. And if we are being honest with ourselves, we know we are already starting to face these issues, the severity growing by the year. It is high time we took urgent measures like large-scale reductions in carbon emissions, which, if not checked soon, have a chance of reaching up to 60% globally by 2100. The more we delay, the more expensive and irreversible the repercussions become. Right now, the cost-effective strategy is to invest in climate protection. If left unchecked, the broader non-economic impacts like loss of life and biodiversity will become impossible to handle. Right now, the need of the hour is to make a structural shift towards renewable energy and phasing out fossil fuels at the earliest. Learn more about the Potsdam Institute for Climate Impacts Research study:

Read more about how it is more cost-effective to invest in green energy now rather than conducting an irreversible disaster management tomorrow:


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  • George Kariuki

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    Losing 22% of India's income by 2050 due to climate change is not just an economic concern but a humanitarian crisis. Let's transition to a green economy now for a healthier planet and prosperous future.

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    • winnie nguru

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      Its crazy how we jeopardize our own future through our very own actions

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      • Rukia Ahmed Abdi

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        This is so sad.At the end of the day,if we don't act, the effects of climate change narrows down to us humans.

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        • Kevin

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          Truly shameful that the most populous nation would fail its citizens that much!

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          • We Don't Have Time

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            • walter lungayi

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              This is a concerning statistic that underscores the urgent need for comprehensive climate action. Timely intervention is crucial.

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              • Elizabeth Gathigia

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                Really sad, we must act now! Let's no wait for tomorrow when things will be much worse and situation will be irreversible

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                • Annett Michuki..

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                  overpopulation and lack of action will be the end of us

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                  • Jane Wangui

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                    The picture used tells the whole story!! We are not happy when India looses money whether it's now or in the near future.

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                    • Ann Nyambura

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                      Heartbreaking news....we need action and we need it now

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                      • Princess

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                        Well, that just sounds like a disaster waiting to happen. It's like India got a front-row seat to the apocalypse, and no one's bothering to change the channel.

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                        • johnte ndeto

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                          That's truly disheartening news.

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                          • Rashid Kamau

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                            @johnte_ndeto Absolutely,something needs to be done.

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