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His Holiness the Dalai Lama congratulates Archbishop Desmond Tutu on receiving the Human Rights Global Treasure Award presented by Article3.org on December 10, 2020.

Archbishop Tutu on Climate Change

ARTICLE: Transformational Teams of Two


Shock Waves : Managing the Impacts of Climate Change on Poverty
Free PDF book from World Bank (225 pages)

Free PDF Book from World Bank — 2016

SUMMARY: Ending poverty and stabilizing climate change will be two unprecedented global achievements and two major steps toward sustainable development. But the two objectives cannot be considered in isolation: they need to be jointly tackled through an integrated strategy. This report brings together those two objectives and explores how they can more easily be achieved if considered together. It examines the potential impact of climate change and climate policies on poverty reduction. 

It also provides guidance on how to create a “win-win” situation so that climate change policies contribute to poverty reduction and poverty-reduction policies contribute to climate change mitigation and resilience building. The key finding of the report is that climate change represents a significant obstacle to the sustained eradication of poverty, but future impacts on poverty are determined by policy choices: rapid, inclusive, and climate-informed development can prevent most short-term impacts whereas immediate pro-poor, emissions-reduction policies can drastically limit long-term ones.

Download PDF book (225 pages)

Articles on the Coronavirus Pandemic

Charles Eisenstein: The Coronation

Stained-glass window design on header by New Zealand artist Shona Graham McFarlane (1929-2001).