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Over 100M in Africa threatened by climate change

Over 100M in Africa threatened by climate change

A new United Nations report warns that more than 100 million “extremely poor” people in Africa are threatened by accelerating climate change, and climate change may also melt the few glaciers on the African continent within 20 years. A report issued by the World Meteorological Organization on Tuesday provided a […]

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Climate Gaps for South Africa

Climate Gaps for South Africa

The findings of the second “State of Climate Science and Technology in South Africa” ​​report prepared by the South African Academy of Sciences (ASSAf) include that the country is well-positioned to play a key role in the Global Adaptation Committee to advance climate change adaptation solutions. Among other things, the […]

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How will Global Water Crisis Intensify?

How will Global Water Crisis Intensify?

As the climate collapse occurs, water resources problems—drought and its accompanying wildfires and floods—may become more serious worldwide. According to data from the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change, global warming may reach at least 1.5 degrees Celsius in the next 20 years. Rising temperatures will be accompanied by huge changes […]

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How water aids disaster-proof global food systems

How water aids disaster-proof global food systems

Covid-19 has cast a long shadow over the global dialogue around food and nutrition security and has brought the relationship between public health, poverty, and hunger into the focus of attention. In addition to the pandemic, other threats to food and nutrition security are also great, from climate change and […]

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Climate Change Threatening Africa’s Biodiversity

Climate Change Threatening Africa’s Biodiversity

Experts said on Wednesday that the Horn of Africa region is struggling to cope with the loss of biodiversity caused by climate change, which is exacerbating hunger, water stress, poverty, and resource conflicts. Levis Kavagi, Regional Coordinator for Ecosystems and Biodiversity Africa of the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP), said […]

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How Climate Change Affects the African Economy

How Climate Change Affects the African Economy

“Rain does not fall on a roof alone.” An African proverb. The changing climate has an equal impact on every country and sector. It has risks and opportunities at the same time, and the financial sector is not immune to these risks and opportunities. Climate change has shrunk the African […]

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Which regions are most water-stressed?

Which regions are most water-stressed?

Most experts believe that the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) is the worst in terms of physical water pressure. The Middle East and North Africa receive less rainfall than other regions, and the countries are often densely populated urban centers with rapidly growing populations that require more water. But […]

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