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News Outlets Continue Coverage Of U.N. Report Showing Rise In Global Hunger Due To Climate Extremes, Conflict

Agence France-Presse: Climate extremes ‘key driver’ behind rising global hunger: U.N.
“Extreme weather events were a leading cause of global hunger rising last year, with women, babies, and old people particularly vulnerable to the worsening trend, a U.N. report said Tuesday. … In countries where conflict and climate shocks coincide, the impact on food insecurity was even more relentless, the report said…” (9/11).

Additional coverage of the report is available from Bloomberg, NPR, U.N. News, and Washington Post.

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