Ghana is getting involved in the fight against climate change and plans to significantly reduce its carbon footprints. Confirming the plans of his country to fight the environmental threat President Nana Akufo-Addo said that climate change is the biggest threat to the realisation of Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).
“We, in Africa, suffer the most because our weak economies are most susceptible to the effects of climate change, and our capacity to withstand its damage is low,” said Akufo-Addo as he addressed the 2nd Africa Climate Chance Summit held at the Accra International Conference Centre, on Thursday, Ghana Web reported.
The president previously asserted that it was in Africa’s interests to decisively fight climate change, on the sidelines of the 74th Session of the UN General Assembly as the Global Report on Climate Economy by the Coalition of Urban Transitions was launched.
“We need to take practical and proactive steps to curb human activities that are endangering our planet. We need to provide solutions that can stand the test of time in Africa. Our work is cut out for us, and we cannot fail,” he added.