11 Mar 2024

Climate injustice: Malawi crippled by global warming it didn’t create (dubbed)

Health and Social Care Editor

Last month was the world’s hottest February on record and the ninth consecutive month of record temperatures.

We often see the impact played out through severe weather events and the death toll that comes with them, but there are other less visible consequences too. A recent report by the World Economic Forum estimates the health impacts will kill more than 14 million people by 2050.

Malawi, which contributes just 0.04% to global emissions, is among the global climate index’s top five countries to be impacted.