CLIMATE CHANGE WILL IMPACT US ALL
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Human-Caused Climate Change Should Be A Wake-up Call to Us All.  One Planet, One Environment, One Humanity
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AFRICA: Weak Land Rights, Souring Foreign Investments fuel potential climate conflicts

AFRICA: Weak Land Rights, Souring Foreign Investments fuel potential climate conflicts | CLIMATE CHANGE WILL IMPACT US ALL | Scoop.it

Soaring investment in infrastructure, mining and agribusiness is spreading to Africa, where a lack of legislation on land rights means local communities are regularly bypassed, fuelling anger and resentment

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AFRICA: At the Nexus of Agrofuels, Land Grabs and Hunger – Part 2

AFRICA: At the Nexus of Agrofuels, Land Grabs and Hunger – Part 2 | CLIMATE CHANGE WILL IMPACT US ALL | Scoop.it

The forests in Africa absorb over 1.2 billion tonnes of carbon annually. With these diverse and natural forests, grasslands and prairie lands disappearing under investment schemes and the development of monoculture plantations for supposed "green" energy alternatives like agrofuels, not much else remains to absorb the shocks of hunger and climate change.

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AFRICA: The Constant Gardeners - Climate Change and desertification

AFRICA: The Constant Gardeners - Climate Change and desertification | CLIMATE CHANGE WILL IMPACT US ALL | Scoop.it

Confronting climate change and poverty, a new crop of city farmers comes of age in Africa

Some 15 million Africans abandon the countryside every year in pursuit of better lives in the city. Climate change and further desertification will only exacerbate that trend. How will these ballooning urban populations survive? The best strategy, they're finding, is to begin sowing seeds right where they are.

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