Wednesday, June 19, 2013

Climate Change-Poverty Link

Climate Change-Poverty Link Highlighted In World Bank Report
06/19/13 - The World Bank says it will increasingly view its efforts to help developing countries fight poverty through a "climate lens."

In a report released Wednesday, the international lending institution warned that heat waves, rising seas, more severe storms and other impacts of climate change will trap millions of people in poverty.

As a result, the Washington-based bank said it is stepping up support for efforts to curb climate change and to help the world adapt to it. read more>>>

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