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Living Planet: Is climate change to blame for extreme weather in Africa?

Drought in the Horn of Africa, flooding in East Africa, mudslides in Sierra Leone, snow in high altitude areas of the Sahara Desert. Superstorms, heatwaves, hail storms, high winds. Africa is battling with extreme weather, which is impacting its food security and affecting its poorest citizens the most. But to what extent is extreme weather in Africa the result of climate change?

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