43 of 100 - India has most cities in the world vulnerable to environmental risks
Of the 100 most vulnerable cities, 99 are in Asia, as per report by research firm Verisk Maplecroft. Of those, 37 are in China & 43 are in India, the world’s 1st & 3rd biggest emitters of greenhouse gases respectively. Globally, 1.5 billion people live in 414 cities that are at high risk from pollution, water shortages, extreme heat, natural hazards etc.
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Jakarta, the capital of Indonesia, topped the list of combined risk