Cornell University – 2018 Climate Change Seminar by Prof. Charles Geisler

Conflict and turmoil in Africa are only partly due to surging population, authoritarian rule, and Islamic Jihadism. Sea level rise and changing weather regimes, underreported in Africa, are resetting the survival stage for the continent’s cities and rural interiors. Adaptation costs may be USD 7-15 billion annually by 2020.  Inaction now means exponentially larger adaptation costs by 2100.

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