Africa

 

The African continent is a rich mosaic of ecosystems, ranging from the snow and ice fields of Kilimanjaro to tropical rainforests to the Saharan desert.  Although it has the lowest per capita fossil energy use of any major world region, Africa may be the most vulnerable continent to climate change because widespread poverty limits the countries capability to adapt.

Signs of a changing climate in Africa have already emerged spreading disease and melting glaciers in the mountains, warming temperatures in drought-prone areas,  sea-level rise and coral bleaching along the coastlines. Sun is free and in abundance in this continent thus, using solar power they are generating cheap energy for Africa.

For more information…  www.un.org/ecosocdev/geninfo/afrec/vol20no3/203-solar-power.html

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