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Africa’s Last Mountain Glaciers Could Melt Away in Next 20 Years, Exacerbating Climate Disaster

HeadlineOct 20, 2021

In more climate news, another U.N. report out this week warns the last three mountain glaciers on the African continent are receding so quickly that they could disappear altogether within the next two decades. One hundred eighteen million people already living in poverty could face drought, floods or extreme heat. African countries make up 17% of the global population but are responsible for less than 4% of the world’s greenhouse gas emissions.

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