The UNICEF report "Our Climate, Our Children, Our Responsibility" found climate change could add 40,000-160,000 child deaths a year in Asia and Sub-Saharan Africa through lower economic growth.
"It is clear that a failure to address climate change is a failure to protect children," Reuters reported UNICEF UK director, David Bull, as saying. "Those who have contributed least to climate change — the world’s poorest children — are suffering the most."
" It also noted that if temperatures rose by two degrees Celsius above pre-industrial levels, up to 200 million people globally would face hunger — a figure that climbs to 550 million with a temperature rise of three degrees.
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