5 Ways that Climate Change Threatens the Fight Against Poverty

Here are five statistics on the greatest ways that climate change threatens the success of the world's poorest farmers and entrepreneurs.

Field worker, Mundgod, Uttara Kannada district, Karnataka state, India.

Smallholder farmers and entrepreneurs in the developing world are among those most affected by climate change—yet they are often the least equipped to protect against it. Here are five key statistics that illustrate the greatest ways that climate change threatens their ability to thrive. 

While the statistics above are troubling, there is still hope. See all the ways that low-income people around the world are fighting back–and succeeding–as climate change threatens their livelihoods.

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