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Africa’s glaciers ‘to vanish in 20 years’

Africa’s alpine glacier ‘to vanish in 20 months. By 2030, up to 118 million extremely poor people could be hit by floods, drought and extreme heat, a UN World Meteorological Organization report said.

It forecast that if current rates continue, all three of Africa’s tropical ice fields – Tanzania’s Kilimanjaro, Kenya’s Mount Kenya and Uganda’s Rwenzoris – would be gone by the 2040s

Source: Taipei Times

Shallow dive: This shows us that we urgently need to take action if the source of water for millions of people are gone, people will migrate to areas where there is water and that in itself will be not sustainable.

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