Every year the Climate Change Performance Index evaluates and compares the climate protection performance of 57 industrialised and developing countries. The Climate Change Risk Index on the other hand analyses to what extent countries have been affected by the impacts of weather-related loss events like storms, foods heat and alike.
The Global Climate Risk Index 2019 analyses to what extent countries and regions have been affected by impacts of weather-related loss events (storms, floods, heat waves etc.). The most recent data available — for 2017 and from 1998 to 2017 — were taken into account. The countries and territories affected most in 2017 were Puerto Rico, Sri Lanka as well as Dominica. For the period from 1998 to 2017 Puerto Rico, Honduras and Myanmar rank highest.