Study on the Impact of Climate Change on Regional Instability

Study on the Impact of Climate Change on Regional Instability

Chenghang Cao1*, Zhang Liu2, Jiajin Lei3, Xiaoxiong Zuo2, Lei Liu2

1College of Economics and Management, China Three Gorges University, Yichang, 443002, China.
2College of Science, China Three Gorges University, Yichang, 443002, China.
3College of Hydraulic and Environmental Engineering, China Three Gorges University, Yichang, 443002, China.

International Journal of social research

In this paper we will discuss the problem on how the regional instability of a country can be affected by the climate change. Based on the data collected about the national vulnerabilities, we select fifteen indicators by the principal component analysis. A new three-level indicator system is then established to assess the country’s vulnerability. To obtain and optimize the weight for each indicator used at different levels, the Analytic Hierarchy Process (AHP) and Gray Relational Analysis (GRA) are used. Based on this work, a measurement system including the climate, economic, security, politics and human development is set up to measure the vulnerability of the country.

Keywords:Climate change; Regional instability; Three-level indicator system

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Chenghang Cao, Zhang Liu, Jiajin Lei, Xiaoxiong Zuo, Lei Liu. Study on the Impact of Climate Change on Regional Instability. International Journal of Social Research, 2019; 3:27. DOI:10.28933/ijsr-2019-05-2008


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