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The five key effects that will take place as a result of global warming are reduced agricultural productivity, heightened water insecurity, increased exposure to coastal flooding and extreme weather events, collapse of ecosystems and increased health risks.
...Speaking on the sidelines of the report's launch, the Minister of State in the Vice-President's Office (Environment), Prof Mark Mwandosya, said global warming caused by climate change had already caused far-reaching effects on economies in sub-Saharan
Prof Mwandosya said weather phenomena such as El Nino and severe drought that had hit the country in recent years could be directly attributed to climate change. The minister said an analysis of recent climate trends revealed that climate change posed significant risks for
… Prof Mwandosya said
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Prof Mwandosya said the atmosphere had now warmed up by an average of 0.7 degree Centigrade compared to pre- industrial times, mainly due to emission of greenhouse gases such as carbon dioxide, methane and nitrous oxide. He cautioned that if the current trend continued unabated, the resultant climate change would be irreversible…