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climate change in Kenya
  • A survey by the European Investment Bank has revealed that most Kenyans believe climate change and environmental damage have affected their income or source of livelihood
  • Losses associated with climate change in Kenya include severe drought, rising sea levels or coastal erosion, or extreme weather events such as floods or hurricanes
  • The survey also found that most Kenyans, at 81%, said that investing in renewable energy should be prioritised

A new survey now shows that most Kenyans, at 97%, say climate change is already affecting their everyday lives.

The first edition of the European Investment Bank’s 2022 Climate Survey found that 76% of Kenyans believe that climate change and environmental damage have affected their income or source of livelihood.

The survey aimed to inform the broader debate on attitudes and expectations regarding climate action and sampled over 6,000 respondents, including 1 000 Kenyans aged 15 and over, from 10 African …