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Climate Change Poverty

Taking Climate Action for, and With, Women

Laurent Fabius | Posted 03.11.2015 | Green
Laurent Fabius

Women are the primary victims of climate change, for it is poor communities who suffer the worst of its impacts, and women make up 70 percent of those in poverty throughout the world. As a result, they are, and will continue to be, the most heavily affected. But as the primary victims of climate change, women are also often the main source of solutions.

The Known Unknowns of Climate Change

Barbara Frost | Posted 11.23.2014 | Green
Barbara Frost

for those of us who have little doubt that changes in climate are happening, there is still a high degree of uncertainty about exactly how a warming climate will impact on our lives and in particular on the lives of the most vulnerable.

Leaked Climate Change Report Predicts Death And Destruction | Posted 01.04.2014 | Green

Starvation, poverty, flooding, heat waves, droughts, war and disease already lead to human tragedies...

Report Highlights Climate-Poverty Link

AP | Posted 08.19.2013 | Green

STOCKHOLM (AP) — The World Bank says it will increasingly view its efforts to help developing countries fight poverty through a "climate lens." ...

The Urban Poor, Climate Change and the Future of Cities Around the World

David Weiss | Posted 10.01.2013 | Impact
David Weiss

Climate change creates a stimulus for action; we must ride that momentum to help city governments revisit the vulnerability of these communities and reimagine solutions that improve livelihoods and living conditions.

Oxfam: Climate Change Threat To World's Poor Is Underestimated

Reuters | Posted 11.05.2012 | Green

By Nigel Hunt LONDON, Sept 5 (Reuters) - Climate change may pose a much more serious threat to the world's poor than existing research...