Two third of African cities face extreme risk of climate change

A new climate analysis report has sounded the alarm, this time for Africa. Two out of three cities in Africa are at “extreme risk” of the threats posed by climate change. Issuing the warning, the British risk consultancy firm Verisk Maplecroft through its CEO Dante Alighieri says two thirds of African cities could be affected by global warming in 2035.

“Well, I think its not surprising that many African cities are being called out in this manner. One of the unfortunate aspects of climate change is that the countries and the companies that are the worst emitters don’t directly bear the consequences of those actions. It is largely in developing and emerging countries where you start the impacts first-hand. So, it is unfortunate…

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