UN Climate Report Africa

A herd of adult and baby elephants walks in the dawn light as the highest mountain in Africa, Mount Kilimanjaro in Tanzania, sits topped with snow and glaciers in the background, seen from Amboseli National Park in southern Kenya on Dec. 17, 2012.

Africa has contributed relatively little to the planet’s greenhouse gas emissions but has suffered some of the heaviest impacts of climate change and the reverberations of human-caused global warming will only get worse, according to a new United Nations report released Feb. 28, 2022.

(AP Photo/Ben Curtis, File)