All Nations Will Suffer Effects of Climate Change, Warns World Bank

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Nov
19

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Shukdev Das: “I live in Ghoramara. I lost my house due to the rising sea water. We are certain that in the near future, our island will also be under water. We don’t know where we shall live.” Sinking Sundarbans, Climate Voices . Captions and Photo source: © Greenpeace / Peter Caton

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All nations will suffer the effects of a world 4C hotter, but it is the world’s poorest countries that will be hit hardest by food shortages, rising sea levels, cyclones and drought, the World Bank said in a report published on Monday on climate change…

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