Sunday, May 31, 2009

Justice, and only justice, you shall pursue, so that you may live and occupy the land that the Lord your God is giving you. - Deuteronomy 16:20

A new report by the Global Humanitarian Forum states that climate change is responsible for killing 300,000 people per year, as reported to the United Nations this week. In addition to these deaths, hundreds of thousands of additional refugees are forced to migrate from their homes as those lands become uninhabitable, causing great disruption, violence, instability, and suffering.

The worst part? 99% of those deaths occur in developing nations which contribute less than 1% of our world's annual carbon emissions.

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