Superpowers have failed us, so small nations must unite for climate revolution

People gather near Columbus Circle before the People's Climate March in New York on Sunday, September 21. People from around the world are participating in what's billed as the largest march ever calling for action on global warming. CNN
People gather near Columbus Circle before the People’s Climate March in New York on Sunday, September 21. People from around the world are participating in what’s billed as the largest march ever calling for action on global warming. CNN

“No nation is immune to the impact of climate change but it is the world’s poorest that will be hit the hardest. A fair and inclusive global agreement to combat climate change is a moral imperative. Time is of the essence for Africa.”

Executive secretary of the United Nations Economic Commission for Africa, Carlos Lopes writes on the importance for African states and developing nations as a whole to take on the lead on climate change. This week’s UN Climate Change meeting has already started causing a few waves.

Read about Lopes’ contribution here.

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