JOHANNESBURG, 1 December 2009 (IRIN)
- In all the talk about adapting to climate change, "scant attention"
is being paid to "the dangers of ... [adaptation strategies] going
astray in fragile and conflict-affected" countries, warned a report
released on 28 November.
Just under three billion people live
in 46 conflict-affected countries, where climate change could create a
high risk of violent conflict, said International Alert, a peace-building
NGO, which highlighted the number in its 2007 report, A Climate of Conflict.
In its new report - Climate Change, Conflict