GSDI: South Korea

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South KoreaSouth Korea is a small, densely populated nation with a long coastline. The western Pacific is already at risk from extreme weather, and this threat is expected to grow.

Changes in agricultural productivity due to warming threatens both North and South Korea.

Country: South Korea

Region: East Asia

ASP Assessment:

Vulnerability: Medium

Perception of Climate Change: Security Threat

Capacity: High

Preparedness: High

Overall Assessment: Excellent


Full Report:



Global Security Defense Index on Climate Change – USA South Korea 2014 by The American Security Project