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climate change

  • Ugandan eco-product designer welcomes new charter linking fashion with climate change

    December 31, 2018

    Fredrick Mugira December 31, 2018 Uganda’s renowned eco-product designer Sarah Nakisanze has welcomed the new fashion industry charter for climate action launched this month during this year’s UN climate change summit describing it as “healthy.” The fashion industry charter for climate action, aligned with the goals of Paris agreement including limiting global warming to 1.5 […]

  • IPCC report confirms the need to keep fossil fuels in the ground to achieve 1.5ºC, 350.org says

    October 9, 2018

    Our reporter October 09, 2018 One month after hundreds of thousands of people took to the streets to demand real climate action as part of the Rise for Climate Mobilisation, the world’s scientists have issued their clearest call for avoiding the worst impacts of a warming world. The Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC), UN-backed […]

  • ADIR, pour une agro-industrie consciente du climat, du commerce et de la sécurité alimentaire

    August 17, 2018

    PAMACC News Agency L’Action Développement et Intégration Régionale (ADIR) a tenu, ce mardi 7 août, à Bujumbura, sa sixième réunion du Groupe National de Référence du PACT EAC2 (Promoting Agriculture, Climate and Trade Linkages in the East African Community-Phase 2). « Faire un plaidoyer une politique industrielle qui s’adapte aux changements climatiques, qui bénéficie du […]

  • Jadot, ce jeune dévoué à la protection de l’environnement

    July 27, 2018

    PAMACC News Agency July 27, 2018 « L’arbre est le centre de la vie, indispensable pour la vie humaine ». Là, c’est la phrase maîtresse de Jadot Nkurunziza, un jeune burundais, engagé dans la protection de l’environnement. Il n’a que 24 ans. Et cet attachement à l’arbre lui a valu le surnom de ‘’Giti’’, signifiant […]

  • Climate Change Affects GDP of African Agro-Based Economies

    June 8, 2018

    GEORGE MHANGO, in Zanzibar June 8, 2018 Adverse flush floods and weather conditions across many African countries within the Great Africa Lakes Region are set to affect gross domestic products for agro-based economies if regional trade blocs do not work together in providing collective solutions. Already, Malawi and Uganda, which are also landlocked countries, are […]

  • UN Climate Change Negotiations Kicked Off

    April 30, 2018

    WJA Reporter April 30, 2018 The UN climate change negotiations have kicked off today in Bonn, Germany. The negotiations that will take place from 30 April to10 May 2018, come at a critical time as countries work to finalise the rules and processes to operationalise the Paris Agreement, while the impacts of climate change continue […]

  • Africa Quests to Transit to Cleaner Mobility

    March 15, 2018

    PAMACC News Agency March 15, 2018 Governments from over 41 African countries alongside private sector, civil society and development partners, are in Nairobi this week to explore ways of achieving cleaner mobility across the region. The week-long meeting which is dubbed “the Africa clean mobility week” seeks to improve energy efficiency and reduce greenhouse gas […]

  • COP 23: Battle against Climate Change Will Be Won In Cities, Ghanaians Tipped

    November 4, 2017

    Ama Kudom-Agyemang November 4, 2017 As the month of November kicks off, the international community is making feverish preparations towards the forthcoming 23rd Conference of Parties (COP 23) to the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) in Bonn, Germany. Ghana like most African countries will participate in the conference, scheduled to start next […]

  • African Leaders Told to be Champions of Climate Change

    June 12, 2017

    PAMACC News Agency June 12, 2017 Ahead of the writing of the Paris rulebook and preparations for the 2018 Facilitative Dialogue, Major Groups attending this year’s Pre-AMCEN sessions have called on African governments to take stock of the current status of implementation of the Nationally Determined Contributions (NDCs) and identify barriers that need to be […]

  • A Global Wave of Actions to Break Free from Fossil Fuels Begins

    May 3, 2016

    Aaron Kaah Yancho in Cameroon May 03, 2016 A global wave of peaceful direct actions lasting for 12 days has kicked off today across six continents targeting the world’s most dangerous fossil fuel projects, under the banner of Break Free. 2015 was the hottest year ever recorded and the impacts of climate change are already […]