Vulnerable Arab Region Slow to Prepare for Climate Change

Reuters: Recent uprisings across the Arab world, from Tunisia to Egypt and Libya, reveal how politically fragile many of these states are. In the last few months, hundreds of thousands of citizens have taken to the streets to protest decades of autocratic rule, high rates of unemployment and corruption. But the grievances are in part fueled by the rising price of food, which World Bank President Robert Zoellick called an "aggravating factor" for unrest in the region. That has made the link between climate......

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