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Experts: N. Korea Especially Vulnerable to Effects of Climate Change

Climate change could have a serious impact on North Korea by worsening the country’s chronic food shortages, experts and international agencies have warned. According to the Hydro-Meteorological Service, North Korea’s state agency that provides weather forecasts, the country’s average annual temperature has gone up 1.9 degrees Celsius over the past decade. The temperature in the capital city, Pyongyang, has risen 1.6 degrees. Chunggang County, a northern county known as the coldest area...

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