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Climate finance

  • Trapped in the Buffer Zone: Ugandan communities forgotten in the fight against climate change

    January 9, 2020

    By Annika McGinnis January 15, 2020 On the shores of Lake Victoria, southeastern Uganda, a Norwegian timber plantation sells carbon credits on the international carbon market as part of the global effort to fight climate change. Climate finance was designed to bring money and development to the local communities that host such major tree-growing projects. […]

  • Civil Societies Want Big Polluters Kicked Out of Climate Policy

    May 4, 2018

    PAMACC News Agency May 4, 2018 The demand to tackle conflict of interest within the UNFCCC has over the years been raised by several actors including governments and civil society. However, to date, progress has been slow, notably, due to some cozy relationships formed between politics and the fossil fuel sector lobbyists. It is for […]

  • African Leaders Losing Faith in Global Climate Change Financing Discussions

    May 4, 2018

    PAMACC News Agency May 4, 2018 Africa continues to suffer enormous social and economic losses in billions of dollars as a result of climate change impacts. A vulnerable continent that is burning and flooding at the same time needs finance to be able to achieve mitigation, adaptation and technology goals. But without a clear roadmap […]