Thursday 24th June 2021

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    • Asian countries worst hit by climate change, China’s ranking improves Asian-countries-worst-hit-by-climate-change-China's-ranking-improves

        Asian countries are facing the most damaging impacts of rising temperatures, factors that are expected to lead to a large number of deaths and massive economic losses, according to a new climate change index.  On a global scale, Puerto Rico is at the top of the chart and five Asian countries figure among the top ten worst-affected countries due to extreme weather events. China is ranked 31st, a significant improvement from the last year’s ranking of 12th. The Global Climate Risk Index 2019 released on Wednesday at the ongoing climate change summit COP 24 in the Polish city of Katowice,...

    • Trump rejects findings of U.S. government climate change report Trump-rejects-findings-U.S. government climate change-report2

            U.S. President Donald Trump on Monday rejected projections that climate change will cause severe economic harm to the U.S. economy, findings outlined by a report his own U.S. government published last week. The congressionally mandated report www.globalchange.gov said that climate change will cost the country’s economy billions of U.S. dollars by the end of the century, but Trump said he does not believe the economic impacts will be devastating. “I’ve seen it, I’ve read some of it, and it’s fine,” the Republican president told reporters at the White House. Asked about severe economic impacts, he said,...