Climate change: a risk assessment

The number of people exposed to extreme water shortage is projected to double, globally, by mid century due to population growth alone  and climate change could increase the risk warns this major multi-country climate change risk assessment released today

How are human activities affecting global climate change? And how will a changing climate impact complex human systems, including commodity markets, financial and insurance sectors, and national and international security? This report is a major multi-country climate change risk assessment, which considers: the future pathway of global emissions; the direct risks arising from the climate’s response to those emissions; and the risks arising from the interaction of climate change with complex human systems.

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