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Climate change and Africa

Africa is climate change victim number one

Africa is home to 15% of the world’s population, but emits less than 3% of global pollutant emissions.

Africa will have to cope with year-round droughts

As temperatures rise above 2°C scientists predict that an estimated two billion people will be affected by water shortages.

Developing countries will suffer from sea level rise

According to the World Bank, the one meter rise in the sea level predicted for the 22nd century will force 16 million Egyptians to leave their homes.

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