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COP26: donors commit $136m for Sustainable Energy Fund for Africa

(adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || ).push({}); The African Development Bank has welcomed $136 million in additional donor commitments for the Sustainable Energy Fund for Africa (SEFA). The announcements were made on Monday, during...

One billion face heat-stress risk from 2°C rise

(adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || ).push({}); By Grahame Madge The numbers of people in regions across the world affected by extreme heat stress – a potentially fatal combination of heat and humidity –...

Africa’s climate crisis receiving minimal attention at COP 26: campaigners

(adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || ).push({}); The COP 26 UN Climate Change Conference underway in Glasgow, Scotland is yet to come up with concrete steps to advance Africa's green agenda, campaigners said...

Rwanda Selected as Pioneer Country in Taskforce on Access to Climate Finance

(adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || ).push({}); Rwanda has been selected as a Pioneer Country for the Taskforce on Access to Climate Finance, co-chaired by the United Kingdom and Fiji. The country was...

COP26: Africa’s Watershed Moment: building climate resilience requires a flood of investment in nature

(adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || ).push({}); Devastating drought in Madagascar, ferocious floods across East Africa, and powerful cyclones in Mozambique. These recent natural disasters are just a taste of what Africa can...

COP 26: Experts to offer innovative ways to finance adaptation in East Africa

(adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || ).push({}); African Development Bank climate change specialists will gather on the sidelines of COP26 to champion climate adaptation in East Africa and discuss opportunities for mobilizing resources...

UK commits support to African-led projects to protect communities at the frontline of climate...

(adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || ).push({}); The UK announced new funding to support African governments to roll-out critical adaptation projects so at-risk communities can adapt to the impact of extreme weather and...

Ghanaian company transforms waste into profitable, environment-friendly products

(adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || ).push({}); In some parts of Ghana, firewood and charcoal remain as major sources of energy for urban and rural households, while problems such as contamination and deforestation...

COP26 president: the window of time we have to avoid the worst effects of...

(adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || ).push({}); Around 120 leaders came together in Glasgow on Monday at the start of COP26, launching two weeks of global negotiations to help determine whether humanity can...

COP26: Deliver on promises, developing world tells rich at climate talks as BIG HITTERS...

(adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || ).push({}); A crucial U.N. conference heard calls on its first day for the world's major economies to keep their promises of financial help to address the climate...