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COP26: Building Climate Resilience Will Require a Focus on Those Furthest Behind – IPS News

 October 21, 2021 • 1 minute read

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By Julie Kedroske | Acting Director of Technical Assistance, BRAC Ultra-Poor Graduation Initiative

This article originally appeared in Inter Press Service News Agency on October 21, 2021. Read it here.

NEW YORK, Oct 21 2021 (IPS) – As the United Nations Climate Change Conference, also known as COP26, approaches (31 October -12 November in Glasgow, Scotland), climate action is more urgent than ever. Yes, we need climate change mitigation.

But for the people who are most marginalized, the impacts of climate change are already severe and worsening, necessitating an expansion of climate resilience interventions too.

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