Global warming will cause the loss of 80 million jobs and $ 2,400 billion

Global warming will cause the loss of 80 million jobs and $ 2,400 billion

Global warming is expected to result in increased heat stress at work, affecting productivity and causing economic and job losses. According to the ILO, rising heat stress should even lead to productivity losses equivalent to 80 million full-time jobs in 2030 and economic losses of $ 2.4 billion.

“The impact of heat stress on labor productivity is a serious consequence of climate change, in addition to other adverse effects such as changes in rainfall patterns, rising sea levels and biodiversity loss,” said Catherine Saget, Head of Unit at the Research Department of the International Labor Organization (ILO) and one of the main authors of the new ILO report on these issues…

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