17 January, 2023
Category : Power Shift in the News | tags: SBS News
The financial cost of the most destructive climate disasters of 2022 has been revealed, with a new report saying the top 10 each caused more than $4.5 billion in damage.
All six populated continents were represented in the top 10, which took in storms, floods and droughts, including the floods that devastated Australia's east coast in February and March, the Pakistan floods from June to September and Hurricane Ian, which lashed Cuba and the US in September and October.
...Mohamed Adow, Director of Nairobi-based energy and climate think tank, Power Shift Africa, said: “Here in Africa we are seeing the suffering that climate change is causing to those that have done the least to cause it."
"2023 needs to be the year we all wake up and start to put the world on the right track.”