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Africans are least responsible for, but worst affected by the climate crisis | DW News

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The UN Climate Summit #COP28 opened in Dubai with loud calls for binding commitments on ending the use of fossil fuels. The UN Secretary General Antonio Guterres said he wanted to see countries agree to phasing out the use of fossil fuels within a reasonable timeframe and went on to say that the resources are available but that there is a lack of political will.

Africa is responsible for less than five percent of global emissions but African countries are among the worst affected by a warming planet.

Zambia is currently chairing the African Group of Negotiators which will be representing the interests of the continent at this year's summit .

00:00 Intro
00:50 Fossil fuels in Africa
02:21 How poorer countries cope with impact of the climate crisis
07:51 African countries bet on carbon credits for funding
14:42 Kenyan climate inventors make a difference

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