Tag archive for ‘Climate Change’
By admin On Thursday, December 28th, 2017

Unlikely heroes of our environment – 2017

From US President Donald Trump pulling his country out of the Paris climate change deal to devastating hurricanes, floods and droughts wreaking havoc around the world, 2017 has been a rocky year when it comes to More...

By admin On Friday, June 2nd, 2017

Paris Agreement on climate change : One year on, how is Africa fairing ?

Environment Paris Agreement on climate change: One year later, how is Africa faring? Several African countries have begun implementing climate resilience activities By Richard Munang and Robert Mgendi Since December More...

By admin On Saturday, November 12th, 2016

How smart policies can lessen effects of Climate Change

  Strong government structures can turn the dream of a prosperous continent into a reality By Richard Munang and Robert Mgendi According to a famous African proverb, “When the music changes, so does the dance.” More...

By admin On Friday, December 18th, 2015

A New Era of Opportunity

By Ban Ki-moon  Seventy years ago, the United Nations was created from the ashes of the Second World War.  Seven decades later, in Paris, nations have united in the face of another threat – the threat to More...

By admin On Saturday, November 21st, 2015

African leaders pledge to fight for a deal on climate change

An opportunity to emphasize the link between climate and development By Dan Shepard and Kingsley Ighobor   As African leaders, climate change experts and scholars understand it, the climate change agreement More...

By admin On Sunday, June 21st, 2015

New bond issue set to help Africa go ‘green’

  A way of bankrolling a clean energy revolution By Jocelyne Sambira Johannesburg, or Jozi, as it is affectionately known, is the largest commercial hub on the continent, attracting millions of visitors each More...

By admin On Monday, April 27th, 2015

African Countries to channel Investments towards climate change mitigation

Sub-Saharan African countries will channel greater investments towards community-led climate change mitigation and adaptation projects in order to accelerate green growth, officials said on Monday. Speaking during More...

By admin On Thursday, March 13th, 2014

2014 Climate change Reporting awards launched

 By Jepkemei Gachomo The 2014 African Climate Change and Environmental Reporting (ACCER) Awards has been launched in Nairobi to recognize and reward African journalists who consistently and effectively cover climate More...

By admin On Thursday, February 14th, 2013

UNFCCC partners East African Development Bank

    By Jepkemei  Gachomo, Nairobi, Kenya The United Nations has signed a partnership agreement with the East African Development Bank (EADB) to increase participation in clean development mechanism. The More...

By admin On Friday, January 25th, 2013

Climate change: Africa is still on the receiving end

Author:  Richard Munang and Zhen Han A UN climate change conference in Doha, Qatar, concluded in December 2012 with a new agreement called the “Doha Climate Gateway.” Its major achievements include the further More...