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August 11, 2009
Climate forces Nepal’s farmers to abandon rice for bananas

On Monday, the United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon called climate change “simply the greatest collective challenge we face as a human family.”

Already, of course, the consequences are being felt and seen. Rising temperatures from global warming are forcing changes in how people live and work.

In Nepal, climate change has altered the lives of those who depend on land to get by, as Worldfocus partner IRIN reports.

Bo Lim, the Special Climate Change Adviser at the United Nations Development Program, joins Martin Savidge to discuss problems resulting from climate change.

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