Study: 2023's climate disasters expose 'global postcode lottery stacked against the poor'

Stuart Stone
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Christian Aid tots up 2023's most expensive climate disasters as it slams 'double injustice' of catastrophes costing on $400 per person on average

People impacted by the world's 20 biggest climate-driven natural disasters over the past year have suffered resulting costs of more than $400 each on average, with those in developing nations hit far harder...

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