Potential Economic Impacts of Climate Change in the Caribbean Community

Potential Economic Impacts of Climate Change in the Caribbean Community

Primary Country: Caribbean
Ecosystem: multiple
Sample Value Estimates:
(a) US$11.2 billion as estimated total annual impacts of potential climate change on Caribbean Community [CARICOM] countries ca. 2080. (b) US$99.3 billion as the total Gross Domestic Product [GDP] [in 2007 US$ prices] for all 20 CARICOM. That is, the estimated total annual impacts are about 11.3% of all 20 CARICOM countries’ total annual GDP.
Methodology: the estimates are based on secondary data from various sources with mostly heterogeneous methodologies and data characteristics
Region: Americas and Europe

Publication information

Toba, N. “Potential Economic Impacts of Climate Change in the Caribbean Community” The World Bank, Latin America and Caribbean Region (LCR) Sustainable Development Working Paper No. 32. 121 pp., 2009

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