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INDIA RANKS 7TH IN GLOBAL CLIMATE RISK INDEX 2021 OF GERMANWATCH

INDIA RANKS 7TH IN GLOBAL CLIMATE RISK INDEX 2021 OF GERMANWATCH

Context

India has been ranked among the worst-hit countries by climate change.

Details

  • The index informs about the storms, droughts, heatwaves, floods etc.
  • Mozambique, Zimbabwe, the Bahamas in 2019 faced various weather and climate challenges and have been included in the worse hot locations lists.
  • The Global Climate Risk Index 2021 is the 16th edition of the annual report and has taken into account the data available for 2019 and from 2000 to 2019.
  • The index analyses and ranks to what extent countries and regions have been affected by impacts of climate-related extreme weather events (storms, floods, heatwaves etc.)
  • The Global Climate Risk Index shows that poor vulnerable countries face particularly great challenges in dealing with the consequences of extreme weather events.
  • German Watch an NGO, situated In Bonn, Germany releases Climate Risk Index.

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