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UN expert: Millions face dire poverty from climate change

 


BERLIN — A United Nations expert on poverty says hundreds of millions of people around the world face hunger, displacement, disease and death because of climate change.

In a report released Tuesday, the U.N.'s independent expert on extreme poverty and human rights said current measures to cope with global warming fall far short of what's necessary. Philip Alston, an Australian jurist, predicted dire consequences even in a best-case scenario.

http://www.startribune.com/un-expert-millions-face-dire-poverty-from-climate-change/511797072/

 

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