A groundbreaking study by Cornell University underscores the perilous vulnerability of key fashion supply countries to the ravages of climate change. Bangladesh, Cambodia, Pakistan, and Vietnam collectively face a potential loss of $65 billion in export earnings and one million jobs by 2030, according to the study. Extreme heat and flooding pose imminent risks to these crucial production hubs.

A new report released by Cornell University sheds light on the profound climate risks confronting major fashion production centres, spotlighting the urgent need for mitigation and adaptation measures. The study identifies Bangladesh, Cambodia, Pakistan, and Vietnam as particularly vulnerable nations facing significant economic and social repercussions from climate change-induced disasters.

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