Lovely:

SYDNEY, Australia (CNN) — Rapid global warming poses a variety of security threats to the Asia Pacific region that have been "seriously underestimated," a new study says.

Grist relies on the support of generous readers like you. Donate today to keep our climate news free.

The report, released Tuesday by a Sydney-based think tank, paints a grim scenario of disease, food and water shortages, natural disasters, territorial tensions and mass population movements threatening political stability in the region.

Grist thanks its sponsors. Become one.