These Are the Countries That Will Be Under Water When the Ice Caps Melt

By Tommy Pettersson

Megacities in Asia and Africa, including ones in Haiti, Bangladesh, Sierra Leone, Zimbabwe and Madagascar, face the greatest risk from the environmental impacts of climate change, according to a new report by Maplecroft.

The Climate Change Vulnerability map evaluates the susceptibility of 193 nations to extreme climate-related events, such as drought, cyclones, landslides, and sea-level rise, with each country's capacity to adapt to anticipated threats.

The 10 countries at most risk include: Haiti, Bangladesh, Zimbabwe, Sierra Leone, Madagascar, Cambodia, Mozambique, DR Congo, Malawi and the Philippines.

Lowest risk is it for many countries in Northern Europe, including: Sweden, Ireland, Norway, Finland.

Climate Risk Map :: The Climate Change Vulnerability Map.

Climate Risk Map.

Tommy Pettersson
Article by Tommy Pettersson
Tommy Pettersson is a well known internet developer and the founder of Fair Trade Community. Fair Trade Community is a community where people can get facts and information, meet and discuss how they can help to improve the lives of some of the poorest people in the world. Learn more at Fair Trade Community.

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