Much of South Africa is already arid or semi-arid and climate change is expected to increase temperatures and droughts and add to pressure on limited water supplies.
Recognizing that poor communities in developing countries are the least responsible for climate change but most vulnerable to its impacts, the Bali Action Plan calls for ‘new a
- Climate change is the number one threat to human development.
In failing to tackle climate change with urgency, rich countries are effectively violating the human rights of millions of the world’s poorest people.
Climate change is having a destructive impact on many groups around the world.