HUFFINGTONPOST.COM - All nations will suffer the effects of a warmer world, but it is the
world's poorest countries that will be hit hardest by food shortages,
rising sea levels, cyclones and drought, the World Bank said in a
report on climate change.
Under new World Bank
President Jim Yong Kim, the global development lender has launched a
more aggressive stance to integrate climate change into development.
will never end poverty if we don't tackle climate change. It is one of
the single biggest challenges to social justice today," Kim told
reporters on a conference call on Friday.
report, called "Turn Down the Heat," highlights the devastating impact
of a world hotter by 4 degrees Celsius (7.2 Fahrenheit) by the end of
the century, a likely scenario under current policies, according to the
Climate change is already having an
effect: Arctic sea ice reached a record minimum in September, and
extreme heat waves and drought in the last decade have hit places like
the United States and Russia more often than would be expected from
historical records, the report said. click here to read more
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