Global Humanitarian Forum President Kofi Annan launched on 29 May 'Human impact report: climate change - the anatomy of a silent crisis', which concludes that 300,000 deaths are related to climate change each year and that ... ... if current emissions trends continue to 2030, then: the annual death rate will reach 500,000; the economic costs will rise from USD125bn now to USD340bn; 310m more people will suffer ill health; 20m more will be affected by poverty; and 75m more people will be displaced.