May 15th, 2006

Climate change in Africa

Christian Aid says that 180 million people likely to die from climate change in Africa by the end of this century – see BBC story But the coverage focuses on mitigation (reducing greenhouse gases) rather than adaptation – which is what will matter most in Africa over the next 50 years. Here’s a map showing where the deaths from climate change are already happening. And it isn’t the USA…

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1 comment to Climate change in Africa

  • Cavs

    We are feeling the effects of climate change here. Rains do not come on time.and when they do….it pours sweeping earth with it. Snow capped mountains are losing the beauty of the snow at the top with the ice melting. Great article. Thank you.

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