Africa mounts pressure on climate change action

Botswana's presence at the Paris talks is being felt
Botswana's presence at the Paris talks is being felt

PARIS: African Civil Societies on Monday mounted pressure on the world leaders to take action and cut emissions to save the African continent from climate change disaster.

The call was made during the ongoing UN Paris climate talks aimed at reaching a universal climate deal to limit global temperatures increases to below two degrees celsius.

This call was made by the Pan African Justice Alliance ((PACJA) which is a continental coalition of civil society organisations from diverse backgrounds in Africa. The alliance is the largest African civil society platform on climate change and sustainable development and has a membership of more than 1,000 organisations and networks in 45 countries in Africa.

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