$309 bn

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The cost of cu­mu­la­tive dam­age caused to G20 coun­tries by cli­mate change events from 2005 to 2014 . This is as es­ti­mated by the HongKong and Sh­naghai Bank­ing Cor­po­ra­tion (

The num­ber of ex­treme weather events in 2014 that were mostly caused due to an­thro­pogenic in­flu­ence. This is ac­cord­ing to a pa­per by the Amer­i­can Me­te­o­ro­log­i­cal So­ci­ety that cited.

The dam­age in­curred by China. It was fol­lowed by the US (22 per cent) and In­dia (11 per cent) The costs in­curred in 2014 due to ex­treme weather events.

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