consequences

What are the consequences of climate change?

How is climate change affecting our lives?

Although wealthy and rapidly growing countries are the major consumers of fossil fuels and other resources, the impacts of climate change are often more severely felt in poor countries, where many people already struggle with food and water scarcities and diseases like cholera, which spreads more easily when natural disasters like flooding or storms compromise already fragile water and sanitation infrastructure.

Climate change is impacting so many different aspects of our lives that it has evolved from an ‘environmental’ issue into one that requires collective expertise in sustainable development, energy security, and the health and well-being of children. Here are some examples:

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