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Author: S J Tol is Professor of Economics at the University of Sussex and Professor of the Economics of Climate Change at Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam.

Image: A Bozo fisherman casts his net from a pirogue in front of Saaya village in the Niger river inland delta. REUTERS/Florin Iorganda