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London — Rising heat due to climate change could lead to the loss of 80-million jobs by 2030, with poor countries worst hit, the UN said on Monday, as Europe sweltered in record temperatures.

A temperature rise of 1.5°C by the end of century could lead to a 2.2% drop in working hours — equal to 80-million full-time jobs — costing the global economy $2.4-trillion, according to projections by the UN International Labour Organization (ILO)...

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