From Bloomberg News: Deaths From Disasters Double This Year as Planet Heats Up
At least 26,000 people died in heat waves, earthquakes, floods and other disasters during a year that was probably the warmest on record, more than double the number of deaths in 2014, Swiss Re AG said in an annual report.
Natural catastrophes and man-made disasters cost the world economy $85 billion, falling from $113 billion in 2014, according to preliminary figures from the company’s research unit. Insured losses dropped to $32 billion from $35 billion in 2014.
The article mentioned Swiss Re as the source of these data, and the Diva thinks this is the report discussed.