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Asian Development Bank warns economic cost will soar if climate change action is delayed

April 28, 2009

The Asian Development Bank has released results of its study regarding the climate change among the South East Asian region. It says that Southeast Asia, one of the most vulnerable regions in the world to climate change, faces a poorer future unless global warming is controlled, says a new Asian Development Bank (ADB) study, titled The Economics of Climate Change in Southeast Asia: A Regional Review.

Using reviews of previous studies, impact assessment models and extensive consultations with national and regional climate change experts, the study examines climate change challenges facing Southeast Asian nations, both now and in the future.

The study finds that the benefits to the region of taking early action against climate change far outweigh the costs.

Rad more from on the full report of the study.

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