This study compared the relative risks of heat days on mortalities by vulnerable groups in the past decade (1999–2008) and the recent decade (2009–2018) in four cities, Seoul, Incheon, Daegu, and Gwangju, in Korea.
The heaviest rain in Seoul in 115 years has spurred the South Korean capital to revive a $1.15 billion plan to improve drainage after floods exposed how even the affluent Gangnam district is vulnerable to climate change-driven extreme weather.
The national climate change adaptation measures involve the co-ordination and co-operation of 13 government agencies to implement 87 major projects across 10 sectors: public health, disaster management and infrastructure, agriculture, forestry, marine and
This G20 Climate Risk Atlas factsheets sheds light on the risks faced by South Korea. The G20 Climate Risk Atlas is the contribution of the CMCC Foundation – Euro-Mediterranean Centre on Climate Change to ensure attentive and well-informed climate action
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