A new World Bank-commissioned report warns that the world is on track to a “4°C world” marked by extreme heat-waves and life-threatening sea level rise. The adverse effects of global warming are “tilted against many of the world’s poorest regions” and likely to undermine development efforts and goals. The Bank identifies the need for  increased support for adaptation, mitigation, inclusive green growth and climate-smart development.

Read the  announcement of the full report

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