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Climate change: “Green business is good business – UN chief

(adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || ).push({}); Those who fail to bet on a green economy will be living in a grey future, United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres warned Tuesday, calling for greater ambition...

Researchers warn ‘Ebola for plants’ hitting Africa’s cassava crop

(adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || ).push({}); A new disease infecting cassava -- dubbed "Ebola for plants" -- could spell a looming food crisis for Africa, researchers have warned, fearful that the emerging blight...

Shell welcomes report on climate-related transparency

(adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || ).push({}); Royal Dutch Shell plc (Shell) has welcomed the final recommendations set out in a report published by the Task Force on Climate-Related Financial Disclosures (TCFD). The...

Climate change to trigger more rain in Kenya’s Tana River Basin

(adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || ).push({}); Rainfall in the Tana River Basin in Kenya — which has in recent years grappled with erratic weather — is likely to increase by up to 43...

Rising temperatures to push millions in Africa into poverty, hunger –Report

(adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || ).push({}); The Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change has released a report detailing progress and pathways to liming global warming to 1.5 degrees Celsius. Responding to the report, Mr. Apollos...

Bonn: UN climate conference aims for greater ambition

(adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || ).push({}); The United Nations Climate Conference opened on Monday in Bonn, Germany, with the aim of a greater ambition for climate action, as the world body’s weather agency...

World’s automobile firms support UN’s green drive

(adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || ).push({}); The UN Environmental has received overwhelming support for its drive to ensure that urban transport systems become more technologically efficient and lead to low emission of carbon...

Ambassador Malac; Leave Uganda’s food alone! We don’t need your genetically modified Foods

(adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || ).push({}); By Andrew Karamagi As an alumnus of the enlightening International Visitor Leadership Programme, I am a grateful beneficiary of your largesse and still enjoy good relationships...

The cost of a polluted environment: 1.7m child deaths a year-WHO

More than 1 in 4 deaths of children under 5 years of age are attributable to unhealthy environments. (adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || ).push({}); Every year, environmental risks – such as indoor and outdoor...

Africa’s Top 10 Most Food-Secure Countries are partly desert

(adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || ).push({}); Finding enough to eat has been an ages-old challenge for Africans. Against a physical environment often hostile to agricultural and pastoral activity - deserts, mountains and dense...