The aftermath of cyclone Idai in Mozambique. Many of the world’s poorest live in equatorial regions, which already have high average temperatures. This means a tiny rise can be sharply felt and lead to harsher impacts, according to a 2018 study in Geophysical Research Letter.
(Photo by Denis Onyodi: IFRC/DRK/Climate Centre) Photo used under CC BY
Women in Samburu County, Kenya, in November 2014. Climate change adds extra pressure on pastoralists in this region, as they must travel further to find pasture for their animals, mostly cows. Combined with an influx of small arms in the area, this pressure has intensified competition for resources and violence between local groups such as the Samburu and Turkana peoples.
(Photo by Africa Progress Panel/Edward Harris) Photo used under CC BY
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