Africa, which is home to many of the most climate-vulnerable countries, needs to make its fair share of efforts to reduce global emissions and curb temperature rise, the U.S. Special Presidential Envoy for Climate, John Kerry, said at an African conference on the environment. “It is true that 20 countries – including the United States — are now responsible for 80 percent of all emissions. It is also true that 48 countries in sub-Saharan Africa are responsible for only 0.55% of total emissions,” Kerry said in a speech at the African Ministerial Conference on the Environment (AMCEN). “But we are all in this together. All of us are threatened by emissions — and Mother Nature does not care where those emissions come from. The challenge of the climate crisis comes from the crisis of emissions in every country — the cars we drive, how we cook our food, heat […]