12 Oct '17, 4pm

World Bank Continues to Fund Climate Chaos, Despite Recognizing the Threat

World Bank Group headquarters. Simone D. McCourtie / World Bank / Flickr World Bank Continues to Fund Climate Chaos, Despite Recognizing the Threat By Allison Lee In the last year alone, vulnerable populations have suffered massive damage from the impacts of a changing climate. "Super hurricanes " have torn through the Caribbean—turbocharged by abnormally warm waters—making islands uninhabitable . Flooding , mudslides, wildfires , and avalanches have hit nearly every continent , killing thousands. These extreme weather events decimated basic infrastructure and destroyed livelihoods and economies. While not all of these individual events can be unequivocally linked to climate change , many are strengthened by it, and they are a harbinger of things to come in a world of climate disruption. In keeping with their mission to end poverty, multilateral development banks (MDBs) ha...

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