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Climate change impacts that could affect attainment of the Millennium Development Goals


Potential


consequences of climate change


Eradicate extreme


poverty and hunger


Millennium Development Goals


Promote gender quality and


empower women


Improve maternal health


Ensure


environmental sustainability


Achieve universal primary education


Decreasing accessibility to water, housing and infrastructure


Natural disasters and drought


Decline of agricultural productivity


Water stress


Reduce child mortality


Combat HIV/AIDS, malaria and other diseases


Develop a global partnership for development


Migrations


Alterations in the style and pace of economic growth


Reduction of biological diversity


Social strains


Note: Based on national communications from non-Annex I countries and the Sixth Compilation and Synthesis of Initial National Communications from Parties Not Included in Annex 1 to the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change.


Source: ECLAC, Climate change and development in Latin America and the Caribbean. Overview 2009. Figure 2.2 17


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