Global climate change impacts on children

There are currently 2.3 billion children under the age of 18 living on earth who are among those most vulnerable to climate change. Already today the global average temperature is 1°C above pre industrial times. The likelihood of children to live in a 1.5°, 2° and 3° world is significantly higher than for adults. This report outlines the climate impacts affecting the lives of children today and in the future.

Date Published
2019, November

Authors
Inga Menke, Carl-Friedrich Schleussner