Climate Change: A Threat to South Asia


  • Sajjad Wazir Provincial Management Services’ Officer, Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Public Service Commission, KPK, Pakistan Author


vulnerable, Non-Traditional Security, Environmental Security, Climate Change, South Asia


This present study delves into the impacts of climate change are different on different region. Various continents across the world and within a specify region has been differently and unequally effected by climate change. Climate change has disrupted oceans and land use, it has shaped inequalities, governance issues and weather pattern. It is also causing marginalization of people across the biosphere and within the states. It has been predicted that, 3.3 to 3.6 billion people are living in such condition and areas which are highly exposed to and vulnerable due to climate change. Not only human but other species are at significant risk as a result of changing weather patterns. It will further threaten the existence of human being on the planet because human and the environment are interdependent. Therefore, management and mitigation policies are essential for curbing it. However, the process of climate change and its risks are becoming complex and difficult to manage, because many hazards are occurring simultaneously and without early information. It is a description research mainly based on secondary sources.