The current climate talks in Morocco are a golden opportunity for making strides on the adaptation of African agriculture. African countries need the tools necessary to do so.
Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull has announced plans to ratify the Paris climate agreement, a day after US participation in the treaty was thrown into dought by Donald Trump's election victory.
Many models used by policy-makers suggest we'll have to remove CO2 from the atmosphere - but if we can't, we have to get much more serious about cutting emissions.
East Africa is a region that will be hit hard by climate change. COP22 in Morocco presents an opportunity for the region to take steps to mitigate these possible harsh effects.
Priority number one for the world's leading nations in Marrakech ought to be taking carbon out of heat.