Mitigate Climate Change
The Germanwatch institute presented the results of the Global Climate Risk Index 2020 during COP25 in Madrid.
According to this analysis, based on the impacts of extreme weather events and the socio-economic losses they cause, Japan, the Philippines, and Germany are the most affected places by climate change today.
WHAT IS THE CLIMATE RISK INDEX?
Climate risk is a concept that reflects countries' vulnerability to the direct consequences — deaths and economic losses — of extreme weather events and are measured annually by the Germanwatch observatory via the Global Climate Risk Index. Episodes as the Australia's one, and others similar, remind us that some areas of the planet are more exposed than others to impacts caused by climate change.
The 2020 Climate Risk Index was presented in Madrid during the last United Nations Conference on Climate Change (COP25 Chile) and determines the 10 countries presently most affected by climate change — based on facts from 2018 — Read more here.
Well, that depends on your beliefs. We could ignore everything, and assume that our world changes over time, or we could think that these effects are man-made.
Should we risk it?
Should we assume that there's no issue here?
Or do we do something about it?
If so, what do we do, and how do we do it, especially given we're in the middle of a recession and there's no money available?
Your ideas, and thoughts are appreciated...