African researchers are marshalling their arguments for COP27 to assert that what Africa can do to tackle climate change must be informed by its specific conditions for which solutions tailored for Europe, Asia or America will not work.
Climate change landscapes
Africa is the most vulnerable continent in the face of climate change, according to the team leader of the African Group of Negotiators Expert Support (AGNES), Dr George Wamukoya. He stresses the importance of formulating a strong position for Africa to present at COP27, taking place in Egypt in November.
Deer do well, misery for meerkats, the effects of climate change appear surprisingly varied… and widespread.
Globally there are nearly 240,000 protected areas, yet we have a growing number of endangered species. This conundrum troubles leading conservation ecologist, Professor Graham Kerley. Maxcine Kater reports.
If there is a dictum which sums up Mavuso Msimang, it’s “Do the right thing!”
Tipping Points returned this March for our second webinar in the series. The speakers, Dr Andy Cunliffe and Mthokozisi Moyo tackled the question, “How does landscape-scale research contribute to climate conversations?”