Search and rescue crews sort through the debris of a building in Chiba, Japan, destroyed by a tornado in 2019 shortly before the arrival of Typhoon Hagibis, one of the most powerful storms in decades to strike the country. Photo by Carl Court/Getty Images
Search and rescue crews sort through the debris of a building in Chiba, Japan, destroyed by a tornado in 2019 shortly before the arrival of Typhoon Hagibis, one of the most powerful storms in decades to strike the country. Photo by Carl Court/Getty Images

COP26: how the climate crisis could affect tourism, and the Asian destinations most at risk from extreme weather events

  • Whether or not cross-border travel is taxed or limited to combat carbon emissions, the tourism industry will have to adapt to the impacts of climate change
  • Few parts of the world are in more danger than Asia, home to some of the nations most exposed to climate risk and most likely to suffer extreme weather events

Search and rescue crews sort through the debris of a building in Chiba, Japan, destroyed by a tornado in 2019 shortly before the arrival of Typhoon Hagibis, one of the most powerful storms in decades to strike the country. Photo by Carl Court/Getty Images
Search and rescue crews sort through the debris of a building in Chiba, Japan, destroyed by a tornado in 2019 shortly before the arrival of Typhoon Hagibis, one of the most powerful storms in decades to strike the country. Photo by Carl Court/Getty Images
READ FULL ARTICLE