Climate change promises tough times for Asia and Africa

IPS: Extreme heat, flooding and water and food shortages will rock South Asia and Africa by 2030 and render large sections of cities inhabitable, if the world continues to burn huge amounts of coal, oil and gas, the World Bank is warning. "Turn Down the Heat: Climate Extremes, Regional Impacts and the Case for Resilience", a new report commissioned by the World Bank and released Wednesday, analysed the expected effects on South Asia and Africa if global temperatures increase by two and four degrees Celsius.......

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