International Report Finds Africa Facing Deglaciation and Climate Displacement

International Report Finds Africa Facing Deglaciation and Climate Displacement

By Amy Lupica, ODP Daily Editor A report from the World Meteorological Organization (WMO) and African Union (AU) agencies has found that Africa’s eastern glaciers will vanish over the next 20 years, and 118 million people will face droughts, floods, and extreme heat. Climate experts say the melting of the continent’s glaciers should be a […]

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Why isn’t climate change seen as geopolitical risk?

Why isn’t climate change seen as geopolitical risk?

Yesterday the Eurasia Group, a political risk consultancy released its annual list of top geopolitical risks for 2019. While themes like cyberwarfare, the US-China relationship, and the rise of populism made the ranking we were surprised to see that there was no mention of climate change.

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