|Climate change is real and happening now. And it is set to pose an even|
greater challenge in the future if appropriate action is not taken.
In developing countries today, children face the challenge of climate change, despite being least responsible for its causes. More severe and more frequent natural disasters, food crises and changing rainfall patterns are all threatening children’s lives and their basic rights to education, health, clean water and the right food.
The impact of climate change is projected to be more intense in the immediate and long-term future, suggesting that children of today and subsequent generations will bear the brunt of climate change.
This UNICEF publication offer an insight of today's challenges for the future generation