Blog Action Day: You can't solve climate change or poverty without dealing with the other

Al Gore have said, during the annual World Economic Forum Meeting in 2008, that you can't solve climate change or poverty in the developing world "without dealing with the other":

"Earlier this year, Bono and I spoke about the intersection between the extreme poverty in the developing world – especially in Africa – and the climate crisis. It is impossible to solve one of these issues without dealing with the other."

A video from the event can be found below:

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Simon Leufstedt
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