FBC: Climate change threatens the entire world: Prasad

[Source: FBC News]

Finance Minister Professor Biman Prasad stresses that climate change poses a significant threat not only to the Pacific but to the entire world.

Drawing attention to the Pacific region as the canary in the coal mine, Prasad urged the global community to take heed of the unfolding crisis.

Prasad underscored the systematic and widespread nature of climate change’s impacts on economies and societies.

“No one knows more than us about the devastating impacts of climate change on our oceans – from collapsing reef systems; to collapsing marine life to migrating fish stocks and to deteriorating food security.”
Prasad emphasizes that these impacts are growing and expresses concerns about their far-reaching consequences on health, poverty, well-being, and security throughout the region…