World Faces “Climate Apartheid,” Says U.N. Expert


The world faces "a climate apartheid" where the wealthy are better able to adjust to a hotter planet while the poor suffer the worst from climate change, a UN expert said Monday. Alston’s report, which will be presented to the UN Human Rights Council next week, cited previous research that climate change could leave 140 million across the developing world homeless by 2050. "Perversely, while people in poverty are responsible for just a fraction…

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