Climate Change In Afghanistan

Afghanistan’s climate is characterized by dry and hot summers and cold winters, and most of the annual precipitation take place in the northern region in the form of snow. Afghanistan is one of the more climate vulnerable countries due to global climate change although it contributes only 0.06% of the World GHG total emissions. Afghanistan GHG total greenhouse gas emissions are below the world median of 40.4 tonne CO2 equivalent. Except for Tajikistan, Afghanistan emissions are significantly lower than its neighbors. Since 1960, the mean annual temperature in Afghanistan has increased by 0.6 °C and mean decadal temperature by 0.13 °C. During the same period, the frequency of hot days and hot night has increased in every season. Click here to read more.

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