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Africa to Fry Under Any of the Current Climate "Scenarios"

Africa to Fry Under Any of the Current Climate "Scenarios"

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By Alex Wierbinski - Posted on 06 June 2019



Africa to Fry Under Any of the Current Climate "Scenarios"

Extreme Heat to Hit One Third of the African Urban Population,
Université de Genève, June 5, 2019.


173 African Cities
"...a range of possible scenarios regarding the rate of climate change and socio-economic development in 173 African cities for the years 2030, 2060 and 2090."

Population Growth & Urbanization
"...highlight the influence of socio-economic development on the impact of climate change."

Lethal Combination
"...Africa - are experiencing heavy urbanisation and socio-economic development, leading to an explosion in the size of urban populations. A combination of these two factors is having a major impact on the living conditions of city-dwellers in Africa, especially in terms of exposure to extreme - or even lethal - temperatures."

Measuring Unbearable
"...calculate the number of people per day exposed to apparent temperatures above 40.6°C (105°F) in cities in Africa on an annual basis."

Extreme, Potentially Lethal Level
40.6°C (105°F)
"...in terms of exposure to extreme - or even lethal - temperatures. "We consider the critical threshold to be 40.6°C in apparent temperature, taking humidity into account..."

Best Case
40.6° Days Up 376%
"In the best case, 20 billion person-days will be affected in 2030, compared to 4.2 billion in 2010 - a jump, in other words, of 376%."

Worse Case
40.6° Days Up 4967%
"...an explosion in urbanisation and a climate badly disturbed by a continuous increase in CO2 - the figures rise even more sharply: 26 billion in 2030 (up 519% compared to 2010), 95 billion in 2060 (up 2160%) and 217 billion in 2090 (up 4967%)!"

Worse Case 2090
One Third Perpetually over 105°
"This means that one third of the population would be exposed every day to a minimum temperature of 40.6°C or that every African city would experience this heat for four months of the year."

"Climate change, population growth and urbanisation are instrumental in increasing exposure to extreme temperatures."



The Bottom Line

Everything is heating up faster than science has, and is, anticipating... while the Corporate Growth Machine of Death that's driving this mess forward is doing everything in its power to continue driving the primary cause of our changing climate forward.

The causes of our environmental collapse are clearly found in the irresponsible expansion of our population, combined with moving all of the production that secured our middle class democracy to environmentally unregulated tyranical nations, which are exactly the international and domestic policies that moved all the wealth of our nation into the very fewest hands in our whole nation's history.

their own profits further beyond their already unsustainable levels, as rapidly as they possible can...



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