Climate change is a major threat to the progress we have made in reducing poverty around the world. An increase in natural disasters, floods, cyclones, droughts, and increasing global temperatures are wreaking havoc on our natural resources and threatening jobs and food security globally.
Although climate change is affecting every country, the consequences are not being experienced equally across the world. The world’s poorest people suffer the most from the consequences of the climate crisis — despite having contributed the least to the problem.
To change this, everyone — individuals, local leaders, big business, and government — needs to step up to reduce our impact on the planet and help mitigate the very real effects of the climate crisis on the world’s poorest people.
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