“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.