Southern Africa will feel the heat

10 September 2015 - 02:10
By Katharine Child

If mad-made climate change is not reduced, temperatures in Southern Africa could rise by up to 6°C at the end of the century, leading to drought, lower crop production, heat waves and food insecurity. CSIR researcher Francois Engelbrecht and his colleagues have published a paper modelling temperature changes on the continent and in Southern Africa and the results reveal a dire future.

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