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Tue 19 2021

Over 100 million people in Africa threatened by climate change

by bernt & torsten

WMO report warns 1.3 billion people to remain ‘extremely vulnerable’ as the continent warms more and at a faster rate than the global average.

A new report by the United Nations has warned that more than 100 million “extremely poor” people across Africa are threatened by accelerating climate change that could also melt away the continent’s few glaciers within two decades.

Source: Aljazeera 

Shallow dive: Drinking water will become scarce, droughts will become more common in some places, floods in others. Glaciers and snowpacks will disappear and millions will be in trouble and have to go in search of water.