UN Secretary-General, António Guterres, has said the time for climate action has come. He was addressing the Climate Change Action Summit, which got underway in New York earlier. Guterres says he recently visited hurricane hit Bahamas and witnessed apocalyptic scenes.

To unpack all of this and how climate change is likely to affect South Africa, Director of Earthlife Africa, Makoma Lekalakala speaks to SABC News.