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October 2010

Big economies of the future most at risk from climate change

28 October 2010

Big economies of the future - Bangladesh, India, Philippines, Vietnam and Pakistan - most at risk from climate change

A new global ranking, calculating the vulnerability of 170 countries to the impacts of climate change over the next 30 years, identifies some of the world’s largest and fastest-growing economies, including India, as facing the greatest risks to their populations, ecosystems and business environments.

The new Climate Change Vulnerability Index (CCVI), released by global risks advisory firm Maplecroft, enables organisations to identify areas of risk within their operations,