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New Agenda 91: An environmental chemist reflects on climate change

Unearthing the human dimension of climate change By Cecilia Ojemaye The pressing issues of climate change and environmental contamination are inextricably linked to social science and humanities, writes CECILIA OJEMAYE. She explains how at first this was a world she found herself lost in, but at the same time intrigued…
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New Agenda 91: Climate change in Madagascar

Madagascar: where inflation, climate change and cyclones collide By Ny Hasina Andriantsehenomamonjy In this study of the impact of climate change on the people of Madagascar NY HASINA ANDRIANTSEHENOMAMONJY explains how the climatic conditions that have severely affected countries in the region have dramatically impoverished the rice farming Malagasy, driving…
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New Agenda 91: This was COP lite

Africa Climate Summit promised a lot but delivered very little By Roland Ngam When all was said and done, the first ever Africa Climate Summit was all about money, money and more money, asserts ROLAND NGAM, who was there and who came away with constructive ideas of what could have…
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New Agenda 91: Report on the Ben Turok Memorial lecture by Jayati Ghosh

Climate imperialism How can the rest of the world respond? The third annual Ben Turok Memorial Lecture was delivered by Professor JAYATI GHOSH at an online event held on 23 November 2023 hosted jointly by the Institute for African Alternatives (IFAA) and the Institute for Social Development at the University…
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New Agenda 88: Young Climate Voices

Household takes refuge from the rain in central Malawi. Source: Wikipediacommons & ILRI, Stevie Mann. Climate crisis response plans for hardest hit Southern African countries By Élitz-Doris C. Okwudili Mozambique, Malawi and Zimbabwe have been particularly hard hit by recent powerful cyclones, which left a trail of death and destruction.…
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