Month: August 2015

Causes of aridity condition in East africa

18 causes of aridity conditions in East Africa

Arid conditions in East Africa have been brought about by a number of factors. The basic causes of aridity have been physical while human factors have increased or contributed to further aridity in East Africa Physical causes of aridity  Prevalence of dry/desiccated winds. Some areas in East Africa have been influenced by dry winds for …

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20 actions to cope with climate change

20 actions to be taken to cope with climate change

Climate change refers to the shift in global temperatures and precipitation over time. It is a long-term alteration in the weather patterns especially temperature and storm activity. In other words, it is the man-made or natural shift in average atmospheric conditions over time.The basic cause is the human activities that emit greenhouse gases (GHGs) into …

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6 effects of climate on human activities

6 effects of climate on human activities

Climate has influenced land use and human activities in several parts of East Africa. The different climatic conditions such as equatorial climate, modified equatorial climate, tropical, montane, semi desert and desert climates have had profound effect on human activities, or land use in areas where they are experienced. This is because the rainfall and temperatures …

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