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The University of Notre Dame recently released the 2014 installment of the Notre Dame Global Adaptation Index (ND-GAIN .) ND-GAIN shows “which countries are best prepared to deal with the national security risks, droughts, superstorms and other natural disasters that climate change can cause.” More than just a simple ranking list, the index also tracks the progress of countries’ preparedness over the last 18 years, and allows users to run ‘what if’ analyses for various situations. Hit the jump to see which countries came out on top, who stands to lose out – and why. ND-GAIN is a nonprofit organization aiming to build countries’ resilience to climate change on the path to sustainable development. The index was founded in 2010 and ranks more than 175 countries “based on their vulnerability to climate change and their readiness to adapt.” In 2014, Norway topped the list, desp...

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