Economy A hotter and hungrier world: How climate change is hampering the fight against poverty Updated : October 16, 2019 07:16 PM IST The New Global Hunger Index, published this week, shows how poverty across the world has gone up since 2015, with 785 million then to 822 million in 2018. The government needs to work with industry and agriculture and see how the impact of greenhouse gases can be mitigated. Subscribe to Moneycontrol PRO at just Rs.33/- per month for the first year. Use code SUPERPRO. Limited period offer. Available on Web and Android.