Climate impacts

Poor people in developing countries are suffering first and worst from the consequences of climate change. Read our partner stories below to find out how climate change is already affecting the lives of the world’s poor.

Unpredictable harvests in Kenya

Rains in Kenya are no longer as predictable as they used to be. This makes it particularly difficult to know when is the right time to plant the crops.

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Drought in Guatemala

Genaro Lopez and his wife Amalia live in Jocotán, in Guatemala’s drought-stricken ‘dry corridor’.

The couple have six children, and expect to run out of food in November. Learn more…

No need for bridges as the rivers run dry

In Peru glaciers are swiftly melting as a result of the warming climate. This is affecting the lives of small-scale and subsistence farming communities.

There is little water available now. Learn more…