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The African continent is warming quickly, and climate change is expected to disproportionally affect every aspect of life on the continent, from human health to food security and economic growth, according to the World Meteorological Organisation’s (WMO) first climate report on Africa.

Temperatures in Africa have increased over 1ºC compared with the average between 1901 and 2012, and warming in large areas of the continent may exceed 2ºC from pre-industrial times by 2080 to 2100 if emissions continue at their current levels, according to the report released on Monday and co-ordinated by the WMO...

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