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Wild fire in California make headlines.  The deepening catastrophe in Africa doesn't.  It's there.  It's real.  And it's going to get worse.

Even Europe's money can't stop climate change refugees: View

Africa is already severely affected by climate change. 80% of the potential 20 million hectares of rain-fed lowland rice are threatened by drought, a terrifying report by the Environmental Justice Foundation concluded.

"Sub-Saharan Africa faces the highest risk of changing weather patterns; the region is home to 17 of the 20 countries most economically reliant on agriculture and among the worst-placed countries to withstand repeated disruption to harvests. "

She believed in nothing; only her skepticism kept her from being an atheist. -- Jean-Paul Sartre
by ATinNM on Thu Dec 7th, 2017 at 04:20:46 PM EST
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