UNCTAD Outlines a Stark Future for World’s Poor Countries
Newly-issued report says LDCs suffer problems not of their making, outlines solutions
Although the world’s 46 least-developed countries account for little more than 1.1 percent of global carbon dioxide emissions, nearly 70 percent of climate-related deaths occur within their borders as fires, floods, tropical storms and pandemics take their toll, according to an exhaustive 119-page report published this week by the United Nations Confere…
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