Climate Change Brings Particular Water Challenges To Small Countries

29 Jun 2018 by OOSKAnews Correspondent
REYKJAVIK, Iceland
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It is estimated that direct climate change damage costs to human health will be $2–4 Billion USD a year by 2030. Small countries have to deal with particular climate change consequences such as rising sea levels, more frequent and intensive extreme weather events like heatwaves, heavy precipitation, floods or droughts, increasing water scarcity and others. As a result, water resources might become less available, and water and sanitation services that are resilient to climate change need to be built.“Climate change threatens life on our planet. Many small countries are at particular risk. Fortunately, small states have intrinsic strategic agility, often offering innovative solutions, serving as catalysers of global change...

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