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 The African Youth Assembly called for compensation for Africa from wealthier nations from the West to mitigate climate change Mr Mathew Greene the West Africa Regional Speaker of the assembly made the call in a statement on Friday in Jos Greene said that the need for compensation became necessary due to the activities of the developed countries that leads to image change in Africa He explained that the activities of the developed countries has increased the release of green house gases with high global warming potentials on Africa hence the need for steps to be taken to avert the situation Countries of the Global South should respond accordingly to the alarming need to compensate the countries of the Global North for the impact of their activities on climate change The series of engagements from the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change should ordinarily have compelling force on the Global South to act speedily in terms of embracing a global respond for climate change The Intergovernmental Panel On Climate Change have on account of its guiding discussions fingered the developed countries for contributing immensely in the release of green house gases with high global warming potentials and highly positive radiative forces thereby posing the thread to global warming If the average global warming is left to exceed two degree celsius Africans will be bedevilled by diseases desertification and drought of immeasurable standard for an act we have zero or unrecognisable contribution he said He maintained that to address the situation developed countries should support Africa with the technical know how and funding in order to fight global warming To avert the aforementioned menace the developed countries must raise up to the occasion and provide us with not only meaningful funding alone but also the technology that will aid Africa protect itself against the heinous impact of climate change he said Green explained that the assembly is the convergence of african youths from 45 countries in the continent with the interest of advancing the African project NewsSourceCredit NAN
Global Warming: Group seeks compensation for Africa from west

The African Youth Assembly called for compensation for Africa from wealthier nations from the West to mitigate climate change.

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Mathew Greene

Mr Mathew Greene, the West Africa Regional Speaker of the assembly made the call in a statement on Friday in Jos.

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Greene said that the need for compensation became necessary due to the activities of the developed countries that leads to image change in Africa.

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He explained that the activities of the developed countries has increased the release of green house gases with high global warming potentials on Africa, hence the need for steps to be taken to avert the situation

Countries of the Global South

”Countries of the Global South should respond accordingly to the alarming need to compensate the countries of the Global North for the impact of their activities on climate change.

”The series of engagements from the United Nations Framework Convention on

Climate Change

Climate Change should ordinarily have compelling force on the Global South to act speedily in terms of embracing a global respond for climate change.

”The Intergovernmental Panel On Climate Change have on account of its guiding discussions fingered the developed countries for contributing immensely in the
release of green house gases with high global warming potentials and highly positive radiative forces thereby posing the thread to global warming.

”If the average global warming is left to exceed two degree celsius Africans will be bedevilled by diseases, desertification and drought of immeasurable standard for
an act we have zero or unrecognisable contribution,”he said.

He maintained that to address the situation, developed countries should support Africa with the technical know how and funding in order to fight global warming.

”To avert the aforementioned menace, the developed countries must raise up to the occasion and provide us with not only meaningful funding alone but also the
technology that will aid Africa protect itself against the heinous impact of climate change,”he said.

Green explained that the assembly is the convergence of african youths from 45 countries in the continent, with the interest of advancing the African project.

NewsSourceCredit: NAN

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