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Ziggy Marley Says His Efforts To Highlight Food Shortage, Climate Change Crisis In Horn Of Africa Being Sabotaged

Ziggy Marley Says His Efforts To Highlight Food Shortage, Climate Change Crisis In Horn Of Africa Being Sabotaged Rebellion Rises singer Ziggy Marley says his efforts to shed light on the current major humanitarian and food shortage crisis which has left milli...

Restoring mangroves to combat climate change in Africa

Restoring mangroves to combat climate change in Africa Africa’s major mangrove forests have been drastically reduced in recent decades MOMBASA, Kenya — In a bid to protect coastal communities from climate change and encourage investment, African nations ar...

For East Africa’s pastoralists, climate change already fueling violence, hunger

For East Africa’s pastoralists, climate change already fueling violence, hunger In 2008 and 2009, a severe drought swept through much of Kenya and Tanzania. Nomadic herders, or pastoralists, such as the Maasai people in Tanzania, pushed south in search of gr...

South Africa’s Climate Change Struggles Offer a Grim View of Our Future

South Africa’s Climate Change Struggles Offer a Grim View of Our Future In a warming world, failing to invest in infrastructure will be deadly. Easter in South Africa traditionally provides locals with their last chance for a sun-soaked autumnal holiday. Ten...

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Three steps for Africa to combat climate change With hopes for countering global warming pinned on progress at the upcoming COP27 UN Climate Change Conference in Egypt, a new report from the Africa Finance Corporation (AFC) (www.AfricaFC.org), Africa’s leadi...

Study: Climate change a major factor in South Africa floods

Study: Climate change a major factor in South Africa floods MOMBASA, Kenya (AP) — The fatal floods that wreaked havoc in South Africa in mid-April this year have been attributed to human-caused climate change, a rapid analysis published Friday by a team of l...

After the relentless rain, South Africa sounds the alarm on the climate crisis

After the relentless rain, South Africa sounds the alarm on the climate crisis Many are still missing after this month’s floods. Extreme weather is becoming more frequent, and it can be devastating Survivors of South Africa’s devastating floods have descri...

AFRICA: Climate change will cause 15,000 interspecies infections | Afrik 21

AFRICA: Climate change will cause 15,000 interspecies infections Climate change would also have an impact on the occurrence of zoonosis in Africa. In a study published on April 28, 2022, a team of researchers from Georgetown University in the United States of ...

Tackling the climate change challenge in Africa

PODCAST Tackling the climate change challenge in Africa This special episode of Foresight Africa podcast is a rebroadcast of an event hosted on Earth Day by the Africa Growth Initiative (AGI) at Brookings. Aloysius Uche Ordu, director of AGI and podcast host, ...

How Is Apartheid’s Legacy Making Climate Change Impacts Worse in South Africa?

How Is Apartheid’s Legacy Making Climate Change Impacts Worse in South Africa? Decades after the oppressive regime ended, its impacts are still being seen in South Africa. Climate change has already decided the theme that will define the year 2022 for Southe...

Climate change intensified deadly storms in Africa in early 2022

Climate change intensified deadly storms in Africa in early 2022 Heavy rains led to hundreds of deaths and widespread damage Climate change amped up the rains that pounded southeastern Africa and killed hundreds of people during two powerful storms in early 20...

Africa struggles to improve climate change literacy as its effects worsen across the continent – Alliance for Science

Africa struggles to improve climate change literacy as its effects worsen across the continent From scorching temperatures and devastating floods to continuous droughts and poor crop harvests, the heavy hand of climate change is too apparent to ignore in Afric...

7 Stunning Facts About How Climate Change Is Hitting Africa Hardest

7 Stunning Facts About How Climate Change Is Hitting Africa Hardest While it’s contributed the least to climate change, Africa is being hit the hardest by its effects. The climate crisis is code red for humanity, but especially so for the African continent. ...

Why Capitalism Can Make A Big Impact On Climate Change

Why Capitalism Can Make A Big Impact On Climate Change If the pursuit of corporate profits led to the paradox now posed by climate change, then the same precept applies if global leaders want to reach net-zero. That’s a cornerstone of the proposed securities...

Climate change: Spring egg-laying shifts by three weeks

Climate change: Spring egg-laying shifts by three weeks “In some parts of this wood, egg-laying has shifted by three weeks,” explains Dr Ella Cole of Oxford University. The softly-spoken, seasoned ornithologist is showing me around a very special f...

How companies blame you for climate change

Businesses shape how we talk about climate change, and sometimes this can stop us from paying attention to their actions. It’s an advert that is infamous in environmental circles. A man who appears to be an indigenous American paddles a canoe downstream....

First international conference on climate change to take center stage in South Florida

First international conference on climate change to take center stage in South Florida Event kicks off Monday in Miami Beach MIAMI BEACH, Fla. – The Climate Action movement is coming to Miami. Beginning Monday, an international forum on climate change will t...

How Oslo Learned to Fight Climate Change

How Oslo Learned to Fight Climate Change Norway’s biggest city is charting a path forward for the world. In September of 2019, roughly a dozen workers in Oslo, Norway, broke ground on the world’s first zero-emission construction site. They were widening a ...

Americans are fleeing climate change — here’s where they can go

Americans are fleeing climate change — here’s where they can go Millions of Americans are living in communities with precarious climate conditions, in houses that feel overpriced. There is a solution for many of these people, though: Move to one of the so-...

Protesters Amass at White House, Demanding Action on Climate

Protesters Amass at White House, Demanding Action on Climate In Washington, D.C., as well as Phoenix, Atlanta and scores of other cities across the country, demonstrators called on the government to enact bold climate action. WASHINGTON — Environmental activ...

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