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BARCELONA • Syria, Libya and Yemen are among the countries whose ability to withstand climate change shocks and stresses has deteriorated the most in the past five years, suggesting conflict makes people more vulnerable to climate impacts.

The University of Notre Dame Global Adaptation Index (ND-GAIN), released on Tuesday, uses 46 indicators to measure climate change risks to 180 countries and how ready they are to accept investment that could help them cope with more extreme weather and rising seas.

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Source: Straits Times