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What Climate Justice Means for Africa

Owing to pre-existing conditions such as poverty, food insecurity, displaced populations, and armed conflicts, Africa is uniquely vulnerable to the disruptive effects of climate change. Making matters worse, the global climate agenda continues to overlook the continent's needs.

ABUJA – Through many years of work to support effective political leadership and sound governance in Africa, I have seen the continent confront immense challenges, not least during the COVID-19 pandemic. But there is one major issue that continues to be largely ignored: Africa’s unique position in the climate crisis.