The Cause And Effects Of Climate Change In Kenya

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According to Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) climate change is real and is happening now and it has been projected that if greenhouse gas emissions, the leading cause of climate change, continue to rise, the effects of climate change such point being 80 km away from their village), no pastures for the animals, no food for the people and the situation is worsening. (Drought and Resilience in East Africa Sunday, 23 April 2017, 6:41 pm)
In Baringo County, there has been a drastic reduction in milk production. The distances to water sources for households are increasing, putting the lives of the residents and animals at a risk. The government has started an initiative to purchase about 100,000 animals from the areas worst hit by drought in order to insulate farmers against possible losses due to water and pasture. (Drought and Resilience in East Africa Sunday, 23 April 2017, 6:41 pm)
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Climatic events have taken on a rather different pattern now because of climate change, the current drought in East Africa, are becoming “more severe,” “less predictable” and are happening “more often. Kenya’s current severe drought, worsened by the recent La Nina, has left over two million people in Kenya without enough to eat. With two-thirds of Kenya’s landmass already desert or semi-desert it is already vulnerable to low rain-fall. (Drought and Resilience in East Africa Sunday, 23 April 2017, 6:41

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