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Analysts: Fast-growing African Cities at 'Extreme Risk' from Climate Change

Africa's rapidly expanding cities face huge threats from climate change over the next 30 years, which could bring knock-on effects such as higher crime rates and civil unrest, risk analysts said on Wednesday. Researchers at U.K.-based Verisk Maplecroft found 84 of the world's 100 fastest-growing cities are at "extreme risk" from the impacts of a warming planet, including 79 in Africa. That group contains 15 of the continent's capital cities and many of its...

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