Monthly Archives: November 2015

  • COP 21 / CMP 11: World Bank Announces New $500 Million Initiative to Boost Large Scale Climate Action in Developing Countries

    November 30, 2015

    WaterSan Perspective Reporter PARIS, Nov. 30, 2015 – Four European countries – Germany, Norway, Sweden, and Switzerland – today announced a new $500 million initiative that will find new ways to create incentives aimed at large scale cuts in greenhouse gas emissions in developing countries to combat climate change. The World Bank Group worked with […]

  • African Experts Urge the Continent to Address Livestock Methane Emissions

    November 17, 2015

    Joyce Chimbi November 17, 2015 Though increasing calls for Africa to reduce methane emissions from livestock continue to be met with controversy, livestock scientists say that methane is a forgotten short-term climate pollutant with significant global warming potential that Africa cannot continue to overlook. On one hand critics say that in the absence of a […]

  • Over 40000 People to Attend the 2015 Paris Climate Conference

    November 13, 2015

    Fredrick Mugira November 13, 2015 Over 40,000 persons are expected to attend the Paris Climate Change Conference (COP21) in December this year. This is according to François Richier, Ambassador of France to India. Richier says the French government would offer free visas to journalists. He was speaking during the final day of the Annual Media […]