Climate change is a new variable that may weaken the Kim Jong-il regime by disrupting North Korea's agricultural sector, leading to greater food insecurity and erosion of the state's institutions. North Korea has limited capacity to adapt to climate hazards, which could exacerbate existing stresses and push the regime into terminal decay.
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Research Article| March 01 2010
Climate Change and Regime Perpetuation in North Korea
Asian Survey (2010) 50 (2): 378–401.
Benjamin Habib; Climate Change and Regime Perpetuation in North Korea. Asian Survey 1 March 2010; 50 (2): 378–401. doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/as.2010.50.2.378
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