Climate change as a silent disaster: Testimonies from Stories by Rural Communities in Tanzania.

    According to the Intergovernmental panel on climate change (IPCC), climate change refers to ‘any change in cli- mate over time, whether due to natural variability or as a result of human activity (IPCC, 2007). Ngaira (2007), main- tains that there is a strong evidence that increase in green house gases (GHGs) have led to global warming, sea level rise and space-time changes in climatic zones around the globe, including Africa and Tanzania.

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