Kim Jong Un has singled out climate change as the main culprit in the food shortages and flooding that have been afflicting North Korea.
The North Korean dictator presided over a Politburo meeting last Thursday and stressed the importance of implementing measures to combat climate change. To that end, he has instructed his officials to come up with an “active and ambitious plan” focused on land and flood management, river improvement, reforestation, dike maintenance, and tide embankment projects.
Kim said at the meeting that “disastrous weather” is becoming “ever more pronounced worldwide,” according to the Korean Central News Agency, with North Korea “lying vulnerable to its danger.”
“The viewpoint and attitude on land management is directly