According to UN Climate Change News, 27 October 2020 – Increasing temperatures and sea levels, changing precipitation patterns and more extreme weather are threatening human health and safety, food and water security and socio-economic development in Africa, according to a new report devoted exclusively to the continent.
Africa, despite its low contribution to greenhouse gas emissions, remains the most vulnerable continent. There is an increasing climate change threats for human health, food and water security and socio-economic development in Africa. We need adaptation measure to fight this.
The year 2019 was among the three warmest years on record for the continent. That trend is expected to continue. African temperatures in recent decades have been warming at a rate comparable to that of most other continents, and thus somewhat faster than global mean surface temperature.