Climate Change Hits Women in South Africa’s Coal Region, Report Says
A report by Southern Africa Resource Watch says women are more impacted than men by climate change in the coal-producing region of South Africa, one of the world’s biggest coal exporters. Mpumalanga province sees heavy pollution from coal mining and power stations as well as severe flooding that experts blame on climate change caused by the pollution. Jan Bornman reports from Carolina, South Africa. Camera: Zaheer Cassim.