Climate Change Adaptation Efforts Not Enough to Protect Vulnerable Communities: UN University

8 Nov 2013 by OOSKAnews Correspondent
BONN, Germany

Climate change is already affecting vulnerable communities, causing loss and damage to their most fundamental needs, livelihoods and food security, according to a report released this week by the United Nations University’s Institute for Environment and Human Security.“Our research findings clearly show that current levels of adaptation and mitigation efforts are insufficient to avoid negative impacts from climate stressors,” said Dr. Koko Warner, Scientific Director of the Loss & Damage Initiative at the United Nations University.“Policy responses are needed now. People are feeling impacts right now that affect their food security and way of live...

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