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World Bank says climate change could thrust 100 million into deep poverty by 2030

 


STOCKHOLM — Climate change could push more than 100 million people into extreme poverty by 2030 by disrupting agriculture and fueling the spread of malaria and other diseases, the World Bank said in a report Sunday.

Released just weeks ahead of a U.N. climate summit in Paris, the report highlighted how the impact of global warming is borne unevenly, with the world's poor woefully unprepared to deal with climate shocks such as rising seas or severe droughts.

http://www.startribune.com/world-bank-climate-change-could-result-in-100-million-poor/343128922/

 

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