The 26th session of the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change, popularly known as COP26, is taking place at a time when the world is undergoing one of the warmest years on record.

Weather and air conditioning services and early warning systems vastly outstrip costs.

Some of the solar energy is reflected back into space and captured by these gases that are causing the Earth to warm.

The new report is the result of cooperation between the World Meteorological Organisation (WMO), the Commission of the African Union and the Economic Commission for Africa via the African Climate Action Centre, the

The COP26 summit will bring the parties together to speed up the implementation of the objectives of the Paris Agreement and the UN Framework Agreement on Climate Change.

The new report concludes that Africa’s total surface and ocean warmed higher than the world average temperature and that the year 2020 was, depending on how different the data were used, the third to eighth hottest year on record on the continent.

For example, Morocco took the world’s lead in solar power production, saving the world from more than 760.000 metric tons of carbon emissions a year.

In fact it is estimated that global warming could result in a GDP decline of as much as 3% in Sub-Saharan Africa by 2050.

World Meteorological Organization

The World Meteorological Organization is a specialized agency of the United Nations responsible for promoting international cooperation on atmospheric science, climatology, hydrology and geophysics. (wikipedia)


Petteri Taalas

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Petteri Taalas is the Secretary-general of the World Meteorological Organization, headquartered in Geneva, Switzerland. Appointed in 2015 by the World Meteorological Congress, (wikipedia)


Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change

The Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change is an intergovernmental body of the United Nations mandated to provide objective scientific information relevant to understanding human-induced climate (wikipedia)