Mongolia has warmed roughly four degrees Fahrenheit—more than almost anywhere else on Earth. The resulting erratic weather threatens the nomadic, pastoral lifestyle of half of Mongolia's population.
Dust storms that have blown across Korea with rising intensity have prompted activists to plant "living windbreaks" of salt cedars and Siberian elms in southern Gobi desert.
Mongolia's rising temperatures and extreme weather conditions are impacting the livestock of the country's nomadic herders.
Rising temperatures and fluctuating weather conditions in Mongolia's countryside could be caused by global warming.
Global warming is harming Mongolia's grasslands, which feed the livestock that directly support nearly half of the country's population.