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This African nation has named its first chief heat officer. Here's what it means

Sierra Leone, Africa has been experiencing extreme heat as a result of climate change. Image: UNSPLASH/Random Institute

Kim Harrisberg

Water Rights Correspondent, Thomson Reuters Foundation

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Africa's Sierra Leone is extremely vulnerable to climate change. Image: Changes in Rainfall in Sierra Leone: 1981–2018, Wandsworth et al. 2019

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