All the regions of the world will be impacted by
climate change. However, the nature of the impacts
and associated vulnerability will vary geographically,
depending on the exposure and development status across
regions and their ability to respond and adapt to
the likelihood of the changes in the climate.
Following is a brief description of the impacts climate
change will have on different regions across the globe.
each highlighted area in the map to know about impacts
of climate change in that area.
Major changes due to climate change at a regional
Source: IPCC, 2001
We will now discuss the impacts of climate
change in the following regions.
Let us proceed to understand the impact on the first