TITLE

Continental Divide

AUTHOR(S)
Fields, Scott
PUB. DATE
August 2005
SOURCE
Environmental Health Perspectives;Aug2005, Vol. 113 Issue 8, pA534
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
This article examines why Africa's climate change burden is greater than other countries, despite Africa's least contribution to global warming. The critical challenge in terms of climate change in Africa is the way that multiple stressors, such as the spread of AIDS, the effects of economic globalization, the privatization of resources, and conflict, converge with climate change. It is where several stressors reinforce each other that societies become vulnerable, and impacts of climate change can be particularly severe.
ACCESSION #
17903485

 

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