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IMF published this video item, entitled “Natural Disasters and Climate Change” – below is their description.
The impact of forest fires, storms and floods is increasing as temperatures rise, impacting countries that do not contribute significantly to global emissions.
Tune in to the discussion with Kristalina Georgieva, Barbados Prime Minister Mia Amor Mottley, Minister of Economy and Finance of Madagascar Richard Randriamandrato, and Bloomberg Television’s Haslinda Amin.
🗓 June 16
🕙 9 AM ET
📺 IMF.org/liveIMF YouTube Channel
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In This Story: Barbados
Barbados is an eastern Caribbean island and an independent British Commonwealth nation. Bridgetown, the capital, is a cruise-ship port with colonial buildings and Nidhe Israel, a synagogue founded in 1654. Around the island are beaches, botanical gardens, the Harrison’s Cave formation, and 17th-century plantation houses like St. Nicholas Abbey. Local traditions include afternoon tea and cricket, the national sport.
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In This Story: Climate Change
Climate Change is the name commonly given to the notion that the Earth is undergoing a changing climate as a result of human activity, including notable leaders, scientists and naturalists including Sir David Attenborough.
Climate change includes both the global warming driven by human emissions of greenhouse gases, and the resulting large-scale shifts in weather patterns.