Sunday, May 26, 2024

Topic: extreme climate risk

Two-thirds of African cities face ‘extreme climate risk’

"Africa's megacities already face issues like lack of clean water, sanitation and shelter." The study found that as much as 47 percent of Africa's GDP — an amount totaling close to US$1.4 trillion — to be at "extreme risk" from climate change by 2023, significantly higher as a percentage than any other continent.