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Delays in Cutting Emissions Set to Cost Developing Countries Hundreds of Billions of Dollars More


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Delays in Cutting Emissions Set to Cost Developing Countries Hundreds of Billions of Dollars More

Developing countries’ economies face being crushed under the double burden of climate change adaptation costs of almost $800 billion and more than twice that in economic losses every year by 2050 if pledges to cut emissions are not improved, Oxfam warned today.

In a new report released for COP21: Game-changers in the Paris climate deal, Oxfam sets out seven steps to a Paris deal that will better protect poor people from climate change.