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Climate Change Africa

This Is How Kenyan Churches Are Tackling Climate Change

Religion News Service | Fredrick Nzwili | Posted 10.06.2014 | Religion

NAIROBI, Kenya (RNS) As climate change devastates communities in Kenya, church leaders are helping to address the crisis locally while also calling on...

Youth Climate Action in the Face of Africa

Usman Muhammad | Posted 11.29.2014 | Green
Usman Muhammad

Climate change will lead to an increase in the loss of species and degradation of key ecosystems such as coral reefs, which play a critical role in the economy of most African countries.

'The Rambo Of Food Crops' Good Bet For Threatened Farmers

AP | MICHELLE FAUL | Posted 04.28.2012 | Green

JOHANNESBURG (AP) — Calling cassava "the Rambo of food crops," scientists Monday said the long-neglected root becomes even more productive in hotter...

Farmers May Have Started Local Climate Change In Africa 3,500 Years Ago

| Posted 02.14.2012 | Green

By David Biello (Click here for original article.) Humans may have been causing climate change for much longer than we've been burning fossil fue...

Climate Change Hits Zimbabwe's Farmers

AP | By GILLIAN GOTORA | Posted 11.26.2011 | Green

HARARE, Zimbabwe -- As she surveys her small, bare plot in Zimbabwe's capital, farmer Janet Vambe knows something serious is happening, even if she ha...

The Toxic Ecology of African Dictatorships

Alemayehu G. Mariam | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Alemayehu G. Mariam

The inconvenient truth about Africa today is that dictatorship presents a far more perilous threat to the survival of Africans than climate change.

Climate Change in Africa: What Is a Continent to Do?

Lola Olley | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Lola Olley

Although solar panel installations are not cheap, certain African countries are in unique positions to not only grow an industry, but revolutionize the region with heavy wide scale investment.