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UN: Climate change threatens over 100 million people in Africa

Africa accounts for less than 4% of greenhouse gas emissions, but is projected to be severely affected by climate change.

A UN report said the continent’s glaciers could all melt by the 2040s.

  • Deutsche Welle

A new report from the United Nations on Tuesday highlighted Africa’s “disproportionate vulnerability” from food insecurity, poverty and population displacement as a result of climate change.

It comes ahead of the COP26 climate summit in Glasgow, as the UN warned that extreme conditions could push more people to migrate away from the continent.

Already, an estimated 1.2 million people were displaced by storms and…

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