MONGOLIA IS PARTICULARLY VULNERABLE TO CLIMATE CHANGE.

THERE HAS BEEN A 2.24C AVERAGE INCREASE IN TEMPERATURE FROM THE 1940s
 

..CONTRASTED TO A GLOBAL AVERAGE OF 0.8C.

Severe water shortage - decrease in river water levels, groundwater levels. 70% of the grassland in Mongolia is impacted by decertification, while the area of barren land expanded 3 times between 1992 and 2006.
Source: Relief Web

Temperatures dropped to -50C in January 2018. Harsh winters and dry summers result in deadly dzuds

- "a natural disaster phenomenon, unique to Mongolia, where summer droughts combine with harsh winters."
Source: Asia Foundation, Relief Web

Influx of Nomadic Mongolians emigrating to the capital Ulaanbaatar leads to the city overcrowded; 30x than what it was designed for. The result is one of the highest pollution rates in a city in the world.
Source: World Bank

Lack of resources (water, food) and extreme weather change is a major public health concern for Nomadic Mongolians. Ulaanbaatar Mongolians are affected by three major illnesses as a result of pollution.
Source: Unicef

Almost 50% of Mongolia’s population depend on animals for employment.
As a result of the extreme weather, more than 700,000 animals died as a result (January 2018). Dzuds have killed more than 20 million animals since the 2000s.
Source: National Geographic

When moving to the city, Mongolian herders leave behind their culture & families.
About 68,000 Mongolian nomads move to Ulaanbaatar per year.

Source: Reuters

CLIMATE CHANGE IN MONGOLIA & ITS IMPACTS

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A FILM BY JOSHUA STERNLICHT "HORSEHEAD FIDDLE" AN EYESPOT FILMS PRODUCTION IN ASSOCIATE WITH STEPPE FIXERS MONGOLIA
STARRING  ERKHEMJARGEL  KHUUBAATAR  DELGERJARGEL  ERDENETSETSEG  SCREENPLAY BY  XUE LI HAN  CINEMATOGRAPHY BY KHOROLDORJ CHOIJOOVANCHIG
EDITED BY DAVID RAUSCHNING  SOUND DESIGN/FX BY  MELANIE GRAHAM  MUSIC COMPOSED BY OLAF TARANCZEWSKI

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