Developing world must be encouraged to ‘mainstream’ climate change

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Developing world must be encouraged to ‘mainstream’ climate change


Developing countries “must be serious” about mainstreaming climate change issues into their national development strategies, the European Commissioner for Climate Action has said.

Speaking in the European Parliament in Brussels on 19 February, Connie Hedegaard said that climate change posed has a “significant impact on livelihoods” in the developing world, thorough the increase in natural disasters, agricultural degradation and fresh water scarcity.

She said th...


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