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CAFOD's latest Climate Change Photopack - an insight into how climate change is impacting on the lives of the world's poorest people - and what CAFOD is doing about it! visit www.cafod.org.uk/bigdeal

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  1. 1. Climate Change CAFOD photopack Climate change is an important issue – arguably the most important issue – that we face today. It affects us all, but CAFOD knows that it affects people in developing countries first and worst
  2. 2. A global challenge: Climate change affects us all!
  3. 3. … and it’s up to every one of us to do something about it!
  4. 4. Bangladesh: CAFOD knows that the people affected FIRST and WORST by climate change are the people least able to cope!
  5. 5. Bangladesh: CAFOD is supporting people living poverty so they can adapt to the effects of climate change in their lives
  6. 6. CAFOD in Cambodia: CAFOD is supporting a local organisation that helps people use sustainable methods for farming – like tapping rubber from trees!
  7. 7. CAFOD in Mozambique: CAFOD supports and educates young people here too, to help them develop sustainable farming skills
  8. 8. Niger: CAFOD partners show people new and effective ways to retain water in areas with low rainfall, like digging half-moons into sloped land.
  9. 9. Kenya: CAFOD is working with partners in Kenya to help communities cope with drought.
  10. 10. Brazil: Trees are lost in the Amazon at the rate of a football pitch about every eight seconds. 80 per cent of logging in the Brazilian Amazon is illegal.
  11. 11. Guatemala: CAFOD partners train people to plant soil-retaining trees to help prevent huge mudslides like this one in Panabaj.
  12. 12. Signs of hope: You can help encourage national and international action on climate change by visiting www.cafod.org.uk/campaigning/climate
  13. 13. What will YOUR livesimply promise be?: Living more simply can help lower carbon emissions and make a difference to people who are affected by climate change.
  14. 14. www.cafod.org.uk/bigdeal

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