Climate change could push 100 mln into
that may affect food security. The worst of the affect will be in poor areas, such as sub-Saharan Africa and South Asia. The other problem is that climate change will increase the incidence of flooding.
According to the study’s authors: “Climate change also will magnify many threats to health, as poor people are more susceptible to climate-related diseases such as malaria and diarrhea. As the report points out, poverty reduction is not a one-way street. Many people exit or fall back into poverty each year. The poor live in uncertainty, just one natural disaster away from losing everything they have.”
Additionally: “We need good, climate-informed development to reduce the impacts of climate change on