Environmental Decay Threatens Progress In Poorest Countries, Says UN Report

Environmental Degradation Developing World

First Posted: 11/03/11 03:21 PM ET Updated: 11/03/11 03:21 PM ET

Toronto Star:

As the gap between rich and poor grows, along with reports of environmental disaster, many of the world’s people worry that their children’s lives will be worse than their own. A report released Wednesday by the UN’s Development Program warns that unless there’s a serious global change of direction, living standards will plunge in the poorest countries by 2050, reversing decades of gradual gains.

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