Climate change could push 100m into extreme poverty

Climate Home: Whether it’s flooding in Mumbai slums or drought decimating goat herds in the Sahel, poor people are hardest hit by the changing climate. Such impacts could push another 100 million into extreme poverty by 2030. So warns the World Bank in its latest report, calling for targeted support to help marginalised communities cope. “When we look at poverty today, we see that climate-related shocks and stresses are already an obstacle to people escaping poverty,” lead author Stephane Hallegatte told......

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