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Climate Change Will Cost Poor Countries Billions of Dollars, Studies Say


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- 2832 days ago - guardian.co.uk
Adapting economies and maintaining infrastructure under global warming will cost developing countries dear, and resentment is building as rich countries delay in providing finance



   

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David C (80)
Wednesday June 15, 2011, 7:06 pm
how sad and unfair....these countries caused the least but may suffer the most....
 

Dave Kane (308)
Wednesday June 15, 2011, 7:18 pm
And the IMF will be happy to loan it to them to help them sink quicker.
 

Nimue Michelle Pendragon Gaze (339)
Wednesday June 15, 2011, 7:33 pm
Noted, thanks Cal.
 

Mike S (86)
Thursday June 16, 2011, 5:33 am
Noted and thank you Cal.
 

Robert O (12)
Thursday June 16, 2011, 10:25 am
As usual it's always the poor and underpriviledged that suffer. It's not right! Thanks Cal.
 

John Williams (36)
Thursday June 16, 2011, 1:00 pm
The industrialized countries cause the harm and the poor suffer unduly. Same old same old -when will the inequality end :(
 

Calle J (19)
Thursday June 16, 2011, 2:12 pm

Fear mongering science for sale.
 

Past Member (0)
Thursday June 16, 2011, 3:49 pm
Below the picture on the right side.
Click on not worthy!
! no climate change
2 poor countries have no money so it will not cost them billions
Good news!
The US, Japan and Canada have blocked any discussions about sources of long-term finance.
We are not falling for this crap.
We need to stop ALL foriegn aid!
 

Lindsay K (6)
Thursday June 16, 2011, 4:45 pm
It seems that it's so often the poorest and most vulnerable who suffer and pay the most.
 

. (0)
Thursday June 16, 2011, 5:53 pm
When will the developed countries give back all that they stole from the developing countries? We have stolen more than we ever have given. We still continue to get rich off of the developing countries. Where do you think all of the products we sell in the US are really made? Who do you think makes these products, not us?

Mr. Be Kuel, foreign aid is a drop in the bucket compared to anything else. Foreign aid is used to exert influence over other countries, it is not done for altruistic reasons. It is on of the tools in the foreign policy toolbox, nothing more. Congress wastes more on travel or food for their meetings than we give any country that really needs it, so stop whining.
 

Susanne R (236)
Thursday June 16, 2011, 7:42 pm
I'm not surprised...
 
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