Climate study presented in Durban

South Africa is one of the regions that will be affected the most by climate change. At COP17 in Durban SMHI will present a study on climate adaptation for eastern South Africa.

The side event will be held December 6th in the EU Pavilion at COP17. “ Linkages between climate change, security, vulnerability and adaptation: examples from southern Africa.”

With a focus on water resources, the side event will explore dependencies between the local, national and transboundary scales an how diminished capacity of governments to provide services can be a source to local conflicts.