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Security Council is studying climate change's link to security

The United Nations Security Council is scheduled to meet today about the effects of climate change on global security. Joachim Schellnhuber of the Potsdam Institute for Climate Impact Research will brief members on a "reality that cannot be washed away" that is likely to spawn "all kinds of unrest and revolutions, with the export of angry and hungry people to the industrialized countries." Bloomberg (2/14) LinkedInFacebookTwitterEmail this Story

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"The total money from all sources around the world to fight HIV/AIDS in 2011 was $16.8bn. UNAIDS says $22-$24bn is needed to fully fund a global AIDS response that treats every patient and implements every HIV prevention strategy."

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