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Extreme Weather Forces 26 Million People Into Poverty Each Year

Extreme Weather Forces 26 Million People Into Poverty Each Year

At the 22nd session of the Conference of the Parties (COP 22), this month’s global climate change conference in Marrakech, thousands of attendees have gathered to discuss the future of climate relations, with the added onus of eventually discussing the ramifications of president-elect Donald Trump.

Also on the minds of United Nations members is a new World Bank report on poverty and natural disasters, which was presented to delegates at COP 22 this Monday.

In a study of 117 countries, researchers with the World Bank revealed how natural disasters, many of which are worsened by the effects of climate change, are…

 

A major storm could smack the United States this Christmas weekend

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Depending on the track and strength of a storm, snow, wind and rain could threaten travel over a large part of the central United States on Christmas Day.

While only minor weather-related travel issues are anticipated for much of the nation this week, there are indications that a major storm could develop during the Christmas weekend.

People with long-distance or local travel plans from Saturday to Monday along the…

 

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