UN warns climate change is pushing millions of people into hunger

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New research from UN shows around 735 million people are currently facing hunger, compared to 613 million in 2019

Climate extremes have played a central role in pushing 122 million more people across the globe into hunger since 2019, a new report has today warned. The United Nations' Food and Agriculture Organization...

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