Argument: Climate change must be addressed, or poverty will worsen


Prince Charles said before 300 guests at the dinner hosted by Chile’s president Michelle Bachelet: “How can we begin to address poverty if we haven’t first ensured our planet is habitable?”[1]

Muhammad Yunus. “The Secretary-General’s Agenda: Prioritizing Commitment to Combat Global Poverty”: “Ironically, that impact will be felt most harshly by the poor in developing nations, especially in low-lying islands and coastal States. Therefore, the path towards reducing greenhouse gas emissions can and must be one that also addresses poverty.”