The United Nations Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD) focused on the fact that the risks to transportation, coming from climate change, especially coastal transport infrastructure, threaten global trade and development. Damage, disruption and delays that may be caused by extreme weather events and climate change pose a huge economic risk to closely interlinked global supply chains.
hazardous weather at sea
The very active North Atlantic hurricane season, major monsoon floods in the Indian subcontinent, as well as the continuing severe drought in parts of east Africa contributed to 2017 being the most expensive year on record for severe weather and climate events, according to the WMO Statement on the State of the Global Climate in 2017.
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