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World Bank Climate Change Report Says \\\'Turn Down The Heat\\\' On Warming Planet

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* Poorest regions hit hardest * World Bank focuses on climate change under new chief * Must balance climate change with energy needs of poor By Anna Yukhananov WASHINGTON, Nov 18 (Reuters) - All nations will suffer the effects of a warmer world, but it is the world's poorest countries that will be hit hardest by food shortages, rising sea levels, cyclones and drought, the World Bank said in a report on climate change. Under new World Bank President Jim Yong Kim, the global development lender has launched a more aggressive stance to integrate climate change into development. 'We will never end poverty if we don't tackle climate change. It is one of the single biggest challenges to social justice today,' Kim told reporters on a conference call on Friday. The report, called 'Turn Down the Heat,' highlights the devastating impact of a world hotter by 4 degrees Celsius...

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