As we proceed to the second day of the Africa Climate Summit, it is crucial to highlight the severity of the climate crisis we face. Dr. Ioannis Tsipouridis, director of Renewable Energy and Climate Change Research Centre, Technical University of Mombasa, Kenya and Mr. Omar Elwani, lawyer and executive director at Muslims for Human Rights, were featured in The Star, a daily newspaper published in Nairobi, Kenya. In summary, they note that:
- Science has been monotonously repeating report after report and COP after COP that we should phase out fossil fuels to reduce CO2 emissions.
- Unfortunately, the response is woefully inadequate, when not outright in the opposite direction.