“Even under the best-case scenario, hundreds of millions will face food insecurity, forced migration, disease, and death.”
In ‘climate apartheid’, rich will save themselves while poor suffer: U.N. report
By Tom Miles
June 25, 2019 “Information Clearing House” – GENEVA (Reuters) – The world is on course for “climate apartheid”, where the rich buy their way out of the worst effects of global warming while the poor bear the brunt, a U.N. human rights report said on Tuesday.
The report, submitted to the U.N. Human Rights Council by its special rapporteur on extreme poverty, Philip Alston, said business was supposed to play a vital role in coping with climate change, but could not be relied on to look after the poor.