WaterAid's response to The Environment Agency "adapt or die" statement
WaterAid’s Director of International Affairs, Bernard Aryeetey, said:
“The Environment Agency warning that we must adapt to climate change or die is the reality millions of the world's poorest people have been facing for decades.
“Across the globe, floods and droughts are destroying crops and homes, polluting water sources or drying them up completely.
“The alarming news that these devastating impacts will reach our shores must be a rallying call to G20 leaders to deliver the money for adaption they have been promising for many years - and Boris Johnson must lead the charge.
“The success of COP26 – and our very survival – depends on it.”
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