Why the poor are dying of climate change

Insight 2020/2021



CNA Insider:

Why the poor are dying of climate change

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Farmers like Khalilur Rahman in India’s Assam state are used to anticipating floods. But this year’s monsoon rains were different – intense, giving no warning of flooding. Climate change is exacerbating extreme weather events in India, which is home to one-third of the world’s poor. And it is they who pay the heaviest price for global warming. 


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