Climate change is driving global inequality.

Hunger in a heating world

One third of Pakistan has been flooded. Crops and topsoil washed away; farming infrastructure destroyed. On the other side of the Arabian Sea, Somalia is experiencing its worst drought for 40 years with crops failing and livestock dying. Our climate isn’t just changing, it has changed. Climate change is fueling hunger for millions of people around the world. Extreme weather events have increased five-fold over the past 50 years1 , destroying homes, decimating livelihoods, fueling conflict and displacement, and deepening inequality.

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