Know Climate Change

Impacts of Climate Change

Regional Impacts

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.

Click 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 level
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 region.