Businesses Urged to Help Communities Adapt to Climate Change (allAfrica.com)

From coconut growers in the Philippines whose trees were wiped out in Typhoon Haiyan to palm oil prices squeezed by El Nino-linked droughts, the bottom line of consumer products giant Unilever is taking bigger hits from extreme weather. With storms, floods and droughts hiking its business costs by an estimated 300 million-400 million euros ($325.44 million-$433.92…