Oxfam says most vulnerable not getting financial support they need

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The amount of net financial assistance going to help developing countries fight climate change has been miscounted by tens of billions of dollars, according to a new Oxfam report released on the eve of the United Nations Climate Change Conference … Read More

Mauritius: ‘Climate change threatens Mauritius capacity to meet SDGs’

Balaclava, Mauritius (PANA) – Mauritian Environment and Sustainable Development Minister Raj Dayal said Monday that climate change is threatening the island nation’s capacity to meet the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). Speaking at an inception workshop on the formulation of Intended … Read More

Zambia: African projects win UN climate solution awards

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Lusaka, Zambia (PANA) – Two African projects are among the 12 inspiring projects from around the world announced Tuesday by the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) as winners of the 2014 Lighthouse Activity under the Momentum for … Read More

President Obama urges world leaders to fight more effectively against Climate Change

Isseu Diouf Campbell President Obama urged world leaders to lead the fight against climate change, insisting that “every country must play its part” at the Climate Summit 2014 held, on September 23, 2014, at the United Nations headquarters in Manhattan.

Senegal: Climate change remains an issue for Africa according to new World Energy Council report

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Dakar, Senegal (PANA) The global energy body, World Energy Council (WEC), has released its latest report saying African energy leaders see global climate framework uncertainty, high energy prices and commodity prices as the critical issues driving the continent’s energy agenda … Read More

2013 among top 10 warmest years since 1850

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Photo: endthelie.com PANA Warsaw, Poland – A report released Wednesday by the World Meteorological Organization (WMO) at the UN Climate Change Conference meeting in Warsaw, Poland, states that 2013 is currently on course to being among the top 10 warmest … Read More

Oxfam says poor countries left in the dark on climate finance

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Photo: Andy Hall/Oxfam PANA Dar es Salaam, Tanzania – Poor countries are being left with little idea about what money is available to help them cope with climate change, because of murky accounting and a lack of transparency by rich … Read More

‘Let’s persuade skeptics of climate change in Africa’

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Photo: Huffington Post PANA Addis Ababa, Ethiopia- The Third Annual Conference on Climate Change and Development in Africa (CCDA-III) kicked off in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, Monday against a background of growing sense of urgency to respond to the impacts of … Read More

‘Vulnerable groups forgotten in climate change debate’

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Photo: Reuters PANA Addis Ababa, Ethiopia- Ahead of next month’s UN Climate Change Conference in Warsaw, Poland, the African Climate Policy Centre (ACPC) has expressed concern that the conditions of vulnerable groups are often forgotten in the midst of the … Read More