Africa and climate change; no one says it has to be fair

Mark Twain observed that the thing about land is that they have stopped making it. The observation is not quite true, because land is being made as estuaries silt up and volcanoes erupt, but land is also being lost as cliffs are eroded and coastlines fight against sea levels which are marginally rising. If no new land is being made, what is certain is that much land is being spoiled, and spoiled by human activity. Continue reading