Climate Change Conference: urgent action needed for Africa and the world
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[EXTRACT]. The climate crisis is a product of global inaction, and comes at great cost not only to disproportionately impacted African countries, but to the whole world. Africa is united with other frontline regions in urging wealthy nations to finally step up, if for no other reason than that the crises in Africa will sooner rather than later spread and engulf all corners of the globe, by which time it may be too late to effectively respond. If so far they have failed to be persuaded by moral arguments, then hopefully their self-interest will now prevail.
Atwoli L, Erhabor GE, Gbakima AA, Haileamlak A, Ntumba J-MK, Kigera J et al. COP27 Climate Change Conference: urgent action needed for Africa and the world. Rev Panam Salud Publica. 2022;46:e214. https://doi.org/10.26633/RPSP.2022.214
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