Shock Waves: Managing the Impacts of Climate Change on Poverty

World Bank
http://bit.ly/1MjUDl1

STORY HIGHLIGHTS
  • New World Bank report highlights the acute threat of climate change to poor people.
  • This threat can be contained through rapid and inclusive development that takes into account climate change, targeted adaptation measures, and emissions reductions efforts that protect the poor.
  • Without such action, it warns climate change could push more than 100 million additional people back into poverty by 2030.
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