Fast Facts: Climate Change and UNDP

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Making poverty history and tackling climate change go hand-in-hand because receding forests, changing rainfall patterns and rising sea levels trap people in hardship and undermine their future. Studies in Ethiopia show that children exposed to drought in early childhood are 36 percent more likely to be malnourished five years later.

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United Nations Environment Programme October 2009.

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Making poverty history and tackling climate change go hand-in-hand because receding forests, changing rainfall patterns and rising sea levels trap people in hardship and undermine their future. Studies in Ethiopia show that children exposed to drought in early childhood are 36 percent more likely to be malnourished five years later.

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United Nations Environment Programme. Fast Facts: Climate Change and UNDP, text, October 2009; New York, New York. (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc226552/: accessed October 18, 2018), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; .