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Climate Change - Children’s challenge

The cost of inaction will place a great economic burden on future generations. Children will bear the higher costs of not taking action today. Published by UNICEF.

01 January 2013

In developing countries today, children face the challenge of climate change, despite being least responsible for its causes. More severe and more frequent natural disasters, food crises and changing rainfall patterns are all threatening children’s lives and their basic rights to education, health, clean water and the right food. The impact of climate change is projected to be more intense in the immediate and long-term future, suggesting that children of today and subsequent generations will bear the brunt of climate change.

Download : unicefclimatechangereport-2013.pdf.htm