In Japan, climate change has brought more frequent and damaging storms, increasing the risk of flooding. Japanese engineers are working on anti-flooding strategies to counter flood risks.
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Heavy rain and storms exacerbated by climate change particularly affected East Africa, Asia and South America in 2019, according to the latest Climate Risk Index.
The government led by Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern has said New Zealand's public sector will need to be carbon neutral in five years in a "commitment to leadership on climate change."
Five years after world leaders agreed to a historic plan to limit global warming and forge a path to a zero-emissions future, CO2 emissions are still increasing. Has the 2015 climate treaty actually made a difference?
As record temperatures, severe drought and fast-warming seas confirm still-rising emissions, UN Secretary General Antonio Guterres makes a plea for carbon neutrality.
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