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ISSN : 2456-8643

Title:
ECONOMIC IMPACTS OF CLIMATE CHANGE IN ETHIOPIA

Authors:
AbiroTigabie

Abstract:
This study depicted to identify the economic impacts of climate change to have adverse economic, ecological and social impacts. Continuous stable and suitable climate condition of the last 10,000 years of the world for the whole of human development strategies had been changed on a variation from 1degree Celsius to a sudden changes of temperature between 2°C and 6°Cduring 1960 and 2006. It was changed by 1.3°C in Ethiopia, at an average rate of 0.28°C per decade. This change had been most rapid from July to September .Climate change exacerbates the problem for the majority of the world’s rural poor who are prone to climate risk. Ethiopia which is reliant on agriculture extremely vulnerable to frequent drought and other natural disasters like flood, heavy rain fall, frost and heat waves. These shocks are a major cause of transient poverty and households had been unable to smooth consumption.

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