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Effects of climate change. Climate change affects us all – but those hit first and hardest are people living in poverty. Already, 150,000 people die each.

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1 Effects of climate change

2 Climate change affects us all – but those hit first and hardest are people living in poverty. Already, 150,000 people die each year from the effects of climate change, almost all in developing countries. Nature 438, , 17 November 2005

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6 Climate change is an issue of justice. While the rich world consumes far more of the Earth’s resources, poor communities bear the brunt of extreme weather.

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11 Climate change threatens to reverse any progress towards ending poverty.

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14 You are all one in Christ Jesus Galatians 3:28 Jesus commands us to love our neighbours Mark 12:31

15 Closing our eyes to our neighbours also blinds us from God. Pope Benedict XVI


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