Targeting money only at areas hit by drought and other climate extremes in an effort to build resilience among the world’s poorest may be ineffective, according to researchers. Laurie Goering of Thomson Reuters reports. [more...]
Mali is acutely vulnerable to climate change and its vulnerability is set to increase between 2010 and 2030 (DARA; Climate Vulnerability Monitor, 2012). It is ranked 176th on the Human Development Index (UNDP; Human Development Index, 2014). Mali’s CO2 emissions are zero tonnes per capita, while the global average is 4.9 tonnes per capita (World Bank; World Development Indicators: Energy dependency, efficiency and carbon dioxide emissions, 2010).