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Global warming could worsen poverty: report

World Bank says sharp temperature rises would cut crop yields, water supplies

The impact of a threat to water resources and agriculture could also be political. The report cited two studies that linked the Arab Spring uprising to the drought impact of warming on food prices.


CLIMATE change could undermine efforts to defeat extreme poverty around the globe, the World Bank warned Sunday.

In a new report on the impact of global warming, the bank said sharp temperature rises would cut deeply into crop yields and water supplies in many areas and