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UN: Africa, already suffering from warming, will see worse

Mar. 02, 2022 10:35 AM EST

Although Africa has contributed relatively little to the planet's greenhouse gas emissions, the continent has suffered some of the world's heaviest impacts of climate change, from famine to flooding. Yet from its coral reefs to its highest peaks, the reverberations of human-caused...

'Every second counts': Global reactions to UN climate report

Feb. 28, 2022 14:03 PM EST

BERLIN (AP) — A panel of scientists convened by the United Nations has published a report on the impact that climate change has had, is having and will have on the planet, including on the natural world and human civilization. The report by the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change concludes...