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Poverty and Climate Change

Posted by on Apr 15, 2010 in Climate Change | 3 comments

Poverty and Climate Change

What is the connection between Poverty and Climate Change? The connection is, that without Social (Human) Security no one cares about the environment or the abstract problems of Climate Change. As Bertolt Brecht said in the Three Penny Opera: “First comes the stomach and than the moral!” (My own translation, any mistakes are mine.) A stance which is understandable. If one has not enough to feed one self or the family, one does not care about anything else. The picture was taken in...

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