Asia is facing a major environmental threat

NEW YORK: Asia is facing a major environmental threat, with the latest UN climate change report saying that severe weather and climate change in 2020 will not only kill thousands of people in Asia but also make millions homeless. Happened

The United Nations World Meteorological Organization (WMO) said in its annual report ‘State of the Climate Change in Asia’ on Tuesday that every part of the region was affected.

According to the report, Asia experienced record heat in 2020, the hottest year this year, with floods and storms affecting about 50 million people and killing 5,000, as well as severe damage to infrastructure and the ecosystem. Damaged

China lost 23 238 billion this year, India 87 87 billion, Japan 83 83 billion and South Korea 24 24 billion.

Risk of natural disasters, dangerous increase in the density of greenhouse gases

Experts say sea level rise and sea levels in Asia and its environs are rising above the global average, with sea levels in the Indian Ocean, Pacific and Arctic reaching record highs in 2020.

Floods, storms and droughts have had a profound effect on many Asian countries, said Patiri Thales, head of the WMO. It should be noted that this report has come out before the 26th UN Conference on Climate Change in Glasgow.

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