Cost of Not Adapting to Climate Change Would Be at Least Five Times Higher (image) Fundação de Amparo à Pesquisa do Estado de São Paulo Share Print E-Mail Caption A study on damage to coastal considered only real estate loss. If nothing is done, researchers say, losses might be up to ten times higher if the predicament includes the spreading of flood- and global warming -related diseases. Credit Agência FAPESP Usage Restrictions None Share Print E-Mail Disclaimer: AAAS and EurekAlert! are not responsible for the accuracy of news releases posted to EurekAlert! by contributing institutions or for the use of any information through the EurekAlert system.