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World Bank vision for a New Climate Normal - Oxfam Reaction

The World Bank’s 'Turn Down the Heat: Confronting the New Climate Normal' report delivers a troubling new assessment of the impact climate change is having on food security, water resources and ecosystems. It warns that without action heat waves and other weather extremes that occur once every hundred years, if ever, would become the new climate normal putting millions of people at risk.

Growing Disruption

The failure to tackle climate change threatens all aspects of food security: availability, access, utilization, and stability.

Extreme Weather, Extreme Prices

Climate change is making extreme weather much more likely. As the 2012 drought in the USA shows, extreme weather means extreme food prices.

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