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Buried treasure: $100 billion adaptation-finance demand removed from IPCC executive summary after pressure from US

15 Apr 2014, Acclimatise

While few governments of developed nations are publically challenging the findings of the IPCC, it is concerning that they appear unwilling to get serious on financing adaptation. Promises to adapt to climate risks will amount to little more than puffery, if they are not backed up by significant investment, according Acclimatise...


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  • Population: 857 million (2005)
  • Density: 20 per sq km
  • Total Area: 42,322 sq km (X 1,000)
Source of data: OFDA/CRED International Disaster Database
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