This analytical document focuses on the higher temperatures, sea level rise, and extreme weather events linked to climate change are having a major impact on the Asia-Pacific region, harming its economies, natural and physical assets, and compounding developmental challenges, including poverty, food and energy security and health. Many countries in the Asia-Pacific region are geographically vulnerable and highly exposed to the damaging impacts of climate change. 

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Organization: UNESCAP

Theme: Adaptation

Topics: Agriculture and Food, Economic and Development Planning, Environment, Finance, COP22 List of UN Publications

Type of material: Analytical-Technical Document

Publication date: 2016

Language: English