Future of the Environment

5 ways to align debt with climate and development goals

Without debt relief some countries face pressure to accelerate natural resource exploitation. Image: Unsplash.

Katie Gallogly-Swan

Policy Coordinator, Boston University Global Development Policy Center and UNCTAD, Pardee School of Global Studies, Boston University

Rebecca Ray

Senior Academic Researcher, Pardee School of Global Studies, Boston University

B. Alexander Simmons

Post-Doctoral Research Fellow, Pardee School of Global Studies, Boston University

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Figure 1: Countries facing high debt burdens are also likely to face high climate vulnerability. Source: World Bank International Debt Statistics and Notre Dame Global Adaptation Initiative.
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