Rural Australians will be the hardest hit by climate change according to Professor Steve Vanderheiden from the Charles Sturt University (CSU) Centre for Applied Philosophy and Public Ethics (CAPPE).
Charles Sturt University, 14 Oct 2013
Sydney’s urban areas to be hit hardest by global warming
ARC Centre of Excellence for Climate Sytem Science 7 Aug 2013
The effects of climate change will impact more severely on the economy of Papua New Guinea than on any other in the Pacific, according to a new report by the Asian Development Bank.
ABC News 27 Nov 2013
Research reports that Bangladesh is one of the hardest hit nations by the impacts of climate change.
UK climate4classrooms.org website
There seems to be consensus in the developed world that Africa will be the hardest hit or most affected region, due to anthropogenic climate change.
YouLead Collective, A young generation of climate leaders. 20 Nov 2014
Pakistan and Guatemala were hardest hit by weather extremes in 2010. Sven Harmeling, Team Leader International Climate Policy at Germanwatch and the index’s author: “Both extraordinary weather extremes in 2010 left their footprint in this year’s Climate Risk Index.”
carbon-based-ghg.blogspot.com.au, 2 Dec 2011
Vietnam is likely to be among the countries hardest hit by climate change, mainly through rising sea levels and changes in rainfall and temperatures.
International Food Policy Research Institute 2010
Norway’s Minister of the Environment and International Development Erik Solheim stated today that “The Small Island Developing States are among the hardest hit by climate change. We need to work with them and other partners to ensure that we have the best available information on climate change and share experience on adaptation.
grida.no/polar/news November 2011
The environment organization Germanwatch compiled a climate risk index. At the top of the 2011 ranking is Thailand.
dw.de 27 Nov 2012
Maldives economy hardest hit by climate change: Asian Development Bank. The Maldives is the most at-risk country in South Asia from climate change impacts, said the report titled ‘Assessing the costs of climate change and adaptation in South Asia.’
Minivan News 19 Aug 2014
According to the latest data modelling, climate change is likely to have the strongest impact on Scandinavian countries such as Denmark, Norway and Sweden
Planet Earth Herald
Mr Dunlop, who’s now with the Association for the study of Peak Oil and Gas, says Australia will be one of the hardest hit by a rise in global temperatures.”We’re one of the driest continents on the earth and the effects on Australia will be more severe than elsewhere.”
ABC News 17 May 2013
Australia’s top intelligence agency believes south-east Asia will be the region worst affected by climate change by 2030, with decreased water flows from the Himalayan glaciers triggering a ”cascade of economic, social and political consequences” The dire outlook was provided by the deputy director of the Office of National Assessments, Heather Smith, in a confidential discussion on the national security implications of climate change with US embassy officials.
Sydney Morning Herald 16 Dec 2010
Bulgaria, Spain, Portugal, Italy and Greece are the countries that would be worst affected by global warming, according to a European Union report. The EC Joint Research Commission (JRC) report, released on Wednesday, takes into account four significantly sensitive factors: agriculture, river flooding, coastal systems and tourism.
novinite.com/view_news 25 Nov 2009
The economies of southern Europe and the Mediterranean, including Malta, are forecast to suffer the most adverse effects of climate change, according to a new report drawn up by the European Environment Agency.
Primo-europe.eu 4 Jul 2010
Climate change is faster and more severe in the Arctic than in most of the rest of the world. The Arctic is warming at a rate of almost twice the global average
WWF Global, How is the Arctic affected by climate change?
China’s Poor Farmers Hit Hardest by Climate Change. Declan Conway, a University of East Anglia researcher who has studied climate change’s affect on China’s farmers, told Reuters that people in remote communities in China’s poorer regions are particularly exposed to climate hazards.
Circle Of Blue 16 Dec 2012
Report: Middle East, African Countries to Be Hardest Hit by Climate Change
CommonDreams.org, 5 Dec 2012