Evidence is increasing that climate change is taking the largest toll on poor and vulnerable people , and these impacts are largely caused by inequalities that increase the risks from climate hazards, according to a new report launched by the United Nations today.
The World Economic and Social Survey 2016: Climate Change Resilience
—an Opportunity for Reducing Inequalities (#WESS2016), found that governments can play a significant role in reducing the risks of climate change to vulnerable populations. Through transformative policies, the report shows that governments could address the root causes of inequalities and build climate change resilience.
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