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Expect the unexpected when adapting to climate change in Africa, says researcher

Expect the unexpected when adapting to climate change in Africa, says researcher

The paper describes how predicting climate change’s impact on specific countries, regions or towns in Africa is extremely difficult. Africa’s climate is driven by three very complex factors – the cycle of hot air and rain in the tropics, the monsoons and the El-Niño/ La Niña phenomena in the Pacific ocean. This makes it hard […]

Africa wants $65 bln to meet climate change

Africa wants $65 bln to meet climate change

Two months before a crucial UN climate summit African leaders on Friday said the continent needs 65 billion dollars (44 billion euros) to deal with the effects of global warming. “We think 65 billion dollars are needed to deal with the effects of climate change on a continental scale. That is to say that our […]

Africa meet to discuss development, climate change

Africa meet to discuss development, climate change

African policy makers meet in Ouagadougou Friday to discuss climate change just two months before a critical UN summit where African countries are poised to seek billions in compensation for the effects of global warming. Experts say Sub-Saharan Africa is one of the regions most affected by global warming. The World Bank estimates that the […]

Africa to Abandon Climate Talks if Demands Not Met: Ethiopian PM

Africa to Abandon Climate Talks if Demands Not Met: Ethiopian PM

African nations will walk out of climate change talks in Copenhagen if their demands, including hefty compensations from the West, are not met, Ethiopian Prime Minister Meles Zenawi said Thursday. One of the key demands that the world’s poorest continent is making is billions of dollars in compensation to help it cope with the effects […]

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