Asia has almost all world’s most at-risk cities from pollution, natural disasters, other environmental issues: report

May 13, 2021 | INVESTING

Asian cities face the greatest risk from environmental issues including air pollution and natural disasters, according to a report by research firm Verisk Maplecroft.Of the 100 most vulnerable cities, 99 are in Asia, according to the report released on Thursday. Of those, 37 are in China and 43 are in India, the world’s first- and third- biggest emitters of greenhouse gases, respectively.Globally, 1.5 billion people live in 414 cities that are at high risk from pollution, water shortages,…

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