Lagos to Mombasa: What Does the Climate Crisis Mean for Africa?

December 02, 2021

Although sub-Saharan Africa is the lowest contributor to global emissions, it will likely be hit hardest by the impacts of climate change—from rising temperatures to extreme and destructive weather events.

In this episode, Zainab Usman, Senior Fellow and Director of the Africa Program at the Carnegie Endowment for International Peace, and Olumide Abimbola, founder and Director of the Africa Policy Research Institute, join Gyude to discuss the implications of the European Green Deal for Africa, the outcomes of COP26, and the impacts of the climate crisis on pandemic recovery.




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