From droughts in sub-Saharan Africa to powerful storms in South Asia, activists and development experts have long warned that environmental degradation disproportionately affects poor countries. We explore how climate change and pollution are affecting development outcomes, who’s responsible, and the range of solutions available.


  • Kevin Watkins Lead Author, Human Development Report 2007/2008, United Nations Development Program
  • David Roodman Research Fellow, Center for Global Development; Project Manager, Commitment to Development Index

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