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Cuba: lessons in sustainable development

From: Morning Star

IT IS well understood that the rich nations of the global North bear responsibility for runaway greenhouse gas emissions and the desecration of the natural world, while the poorer countries in the global South are suffering the consequences here and now.

Small island developing states are particularly vulnerable to the impact of climate change which causes more severe weather events such as hurricanes, floods, high temperatures and drought, and, due to historical barriers to development and the legacy of colonial exploitation, they rely on imports of food, fuel, commodities, and manufactured goods.

Cuba is one such island experiencing the impact of climate change despite only being responsible for 0.08 per cent of global greenhouse gas emissions.

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