Yikes, climate change impacts Panama’s water supply. This in turn impacts the Panama Canal, and transporting food and other trade items.

A solution needs to be found lest global trade, which has become more unstable this year, gets even more so. Trade volumes through the Panama Canal have fallen 49% compared to its peak. The Panama Canal is reliant on rainwater…. Water levels of the Panama Canal are the second lowest they have been in 110 years.

via The BBC

…if canal authorities do not respond to mounting climate extremes, they risk losing business down the line. Source: Foreign Policy

What would happen to Panama without the income from The Panama Canal? Worse yet, what happens without ample water supply?