In the wake of climate change, in Africa every drop counts
Africa is disproportionately affected by climate change. It accounts for only 3% of global greenhouse gas emissions, in contrast to China (23%), the US (19%) and the EU (13%), according to a 2020 Carbon Disclosure Project (CDP) report; yet many African nations are among the most vulnerable to the change in weather conditions.
What you will learn:
- The World Bank reports that there has been an increase in the frequency and intensity of extreme weather events across the continent.
- Making matters worse is the fact that governments are taking steps to possibly renege on climate agreements made as recently as one year ago, in order to now secure the availability of energy for the public, putting the fight against climate change on the back foot.
- The increased severity of water stress in many countries across the globe is one of many consequences of climate change.
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