The African continent contributes the least to the changing climate yet is the most vulnerable to the impacts.
Heatwaves are more severe, droughts have caused crops to fail, floods and unpredictable rainfall have displaced thousands of communities, rising sea levels are threatening coastal life – these impacts are being felt now and are causing extreme hardship for millions of people.
But how much do you actually know about climate change and its impact in Africa? Do you understand the factors that are causing it? And how when fossil fuels are the largest contributor to climate change.
Take this quiz to test how much you know.