UN Climate Change News – Climate change is a grave threat to Africa and any development gains the continent has made, but ambitious action and investment in response could hold tremendous opportunities.
This is the message heard at the High-level session of Africa Climate Week in Nairobi, Kenya, where African policymakers, climate #AfricaCarbonForum#AfricaClimateWeekafricaChruszczowsustainable developmentTalanoa Read More
UN Climate Change News, 12 February 2018 – Public and private sector organizations and companies are invited to help shape and drive climate action at the first Africa Climate Week, 9-13 April 2018, in Nairobi, Kenya.
The programme has been posted, and to date participants can join seven main events. More are sought, whether the events are africacarbonLEDSNDCsTalanoaUNFCCC Read More
ROME, APRIL 27 – Africa will be on the agenda of the G7 meeting in Taormina thanks to a special session organized by the Italian presidency with the participation of the African Union and of heads of states and other leaders of the continent, the Italian Minister for Foreign Affairs Angelino africaAlfanoclimate changeG7G7 Summit Read More
COP22 host leads by example in the fight against climate change with 52% green energy target by 2020 and Africa’s first city cycle hire scheme
As the host of this year’s COP22 climate change conference in Marrakech, Morocco has been keen to demonstrate its green credentials and make this COP the 2020africaagricultureCOP22hydraulic damsinfrastructuremarrakechMoroccoNoorrenewable energyRenewablessustainable agriculture Read More
(Marrakech, 7 November 2016) - The UN Climate Change Conference in Marrakech kicked off today, just three days after the Paris Climate Change Agreement entered into force.
At the opening, Morocco’s Foreign Minister and newly-elected COP22 President Salaheddine Mezouar underscored his country's willingness to host the conference as a demonstration of 1.5 degrees2 degreesafricaClean technologyclimate-resilient societiesCOP22marrakechParis Climate AgreementPatricia EspinosaresilienceSalaheddine Mezouar Read More
Across the globe, nations have kick-started a new development agenda aimed at ending poverty and reducing risks linked with climate change, pollution and over-exploitation of our natural environment.
This journey to a more prosperous and resilient future has been forged through two powerful and mutually re-enforcing pathways – the Paris Climate 2 degreesafricaAfrica Progress Panelclimate changeCOP21COP22INDCsPatricia EspinosapollutionSDG's Read More
The ministerial round table of eminent leaders, including African ministers, at the International Convention on Water and Climate (ICWC) at Rabat, Morocco, about a month ago, discussed into detail the impact of climate change on water on our continent, and how it should be factored into climate discussions in COP adaptationafricaclimate changeCOP22ICWC Read More
Africa is warming up. Scientific researchers on the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) are unfortunately increasingly confident that, on its current trajectory, the mean annual temperature rise in Africa, is likely to exceed 2° C by the end of this century.To put this in context, staying below the 2° africaagricultureCOP22Energyfood securityhealthIPCCparis agreementwater Read More