the poor. This means, in part, providing poor people with social safety nets and universal health care. These efforts will need to be coupled with targeted climate resilience measures, such as the introduction of heat resistant crops and disaster preparedness systems.”
The report shows that without this type of development, climate change could force more than 100 mln people into extreme poverty by 2030. But with rapid, inclusive development that is adapted to changing climate conditions, most of these i mpacts can be prevented.
Reports of this sort have a history of being ignored. There is no reason to believe this one will be any different. (Source: 24/7 Wall St.com)