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Two thirds of African cities face ‘extreme climate risk’

by Patrick GALEY Agence France-Presse PARIS, France (AFP) Rapid population growth and poor infrastructure have put two out of three cities in Africa at extreme risk of the threats posed by climate change, according to a new analysis released Wednesday. With UN figures showing 86 of the world s 100 fastest-growing cities are in Africa, experts warned nearly half of the continent s GDP was exposed to the perils posed by our warming planet. The findings [ ]

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