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These are the 10 countries most at threat from climate change

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These are the 10 countries most at threat from climate change

 

Some of the world’s poorest countries face the greatest threat from climate change – while the richest are relatively safe.

This stark correlation is highlighted in the latest ND-Gain Index, which scores countries out of 100 to reflect how safe they are, taking into account any measures they have in place.

Bottom 10 countries (Most at threat):

169 Guinea-Bissau 37.3

170 Afghanistan 35.6

170 Haiti 35.6

170 Niger 35.6

173 Sudan 35.5

174 DR Congo 34

175 Central African Republic 33.9

176 Eritrea 33.7

177 Burundi 33.7

178 Chad 31.5

Top 10 countries (Least at threat):

1 Norway 82.7

2 New Zealand 82.2

3 Sweden 81.6

4 Finland 81.5

5 Denmark 81.4

6 Australia 80.1

7 United Kingdom 80

8 United States 78.9

9 Germany 78.8

10 Iceland 78.8