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ENVIRONMENT

JOHN CHUMO: How Africa is paying climate change price for other’s sins

Over the past five decades, many African countries such as Sudan, Chad, Uganda, Botswana and Tunisia have experienced a substantial rise in temperature

In Summary

• Climate change has been identified as one of the most daunting challenges facing the world in the 21st century and it is particularly more serious in Africa.

• This is largely due to its geographic exposure, low incomes, greater reliance on climate-sensitive sectors and weak capacity to adapt to the changing climate.

Climate change constitutes, perhaps, the greatest environmental challenge to the contemporary global system.

Author Michal Nachmany described it as the greatest environmental problem the ...