Climate change causes $1.1 billion in losses in Costa Rica, study finds

Agence France-Presse: Puntarenas, on Costa Rica’s central Pacific, is the province most affected by climate change, with damages in the six-year period reaching $164.5 million. Alberto Font A new report claims that climate change has caused $1.13 billion in damages in Costa Rica from 2005-2011 – just under 17 percent of that in the agricultural sector. A recent study released by Costa Rican officials shows that the country has accumulated approximately $1.13 billion in losses due to climate change from 2005 to 2011,......

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