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African Development Bank to prioritize water security & the transformation of water assets

(adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || ).push({}); The Board of Directors of the African Development Bank Group has approved a new policy on water, prioritizing water security and the transformation of water assets...

DFC announces call for applications for climate-focused Investment Funds

(adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || ).push({}); U.S. International Development Finance Corporation (DFC) has announced a rolling Call for Applications from private equity, growth capital, infrastructure, and venture capital fund managers...

Climate change: Global CO2 emissions rising again after nearly 6% fall last year- International...

(adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || ).push({}); Global carbon dioxide emissions dropped by 5.8% in 2020 as the COVID-19 pandemic slowed economic activity, but they rebounded at the end of the year and...

U.S. rejoins Paris Agreement

(adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || ).push({}); The United States on Friday officially rejoined the 2015 Paris Agreement on climate change, said U.S. Secretary of State Antony Blinken. "The United States officially becomes a...

More at risk of losing homes as climate change outpaces response, Fiji warns

(adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || ).push({}); Governments have made progress on understanding how people are forced from their homes by climate stresses and on preventing some of the worst impacts - but...

New sanitation and wastewater management benchmark tool highlights opportunities to boost health and economic...

(adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || ).push({}); The African Development Bank, the UN Environment Programme (UNEP) and GRID-Arendal have released the inaugural Sanitation and Wastewater Atlas of Africa, a tool to benchmark and...

Donald Trump, 18-year old climate campaigner Greta Thunberg among nominees for 2021 Nobel Peace...

(adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || ).push({}); Russian dissident Alexei Navalny, the World Health Organization and climate campaigner Greta Thunberg are among those nominated for this year’s Nobel Peace Prize, all backed by...

$25 billion to scale up African climate adaptation

(adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || ).push({}); African Development Bank President Akinwumi Adesina announced the launch on Monday of the Africa Adaptation Acceleration Program (AAAP) to mobilize $25 billion to scale up and...

Cyclone Eloise in Mozambique: Severe winds, floods ruin 136,755 hectares of crops, destroy 26...

(adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || ).push({}); Severe winds and heavy rains wrecked thousands of buildings, ruined crops and displacing thousands in Mozambique over the weekend, officials said in their first detailed...

UK commits £3bn to climate change solutions that protect & restore nature and biodiversity

(adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || ).push({}); The Prime Minister Boris Johnson on Monday announced that the UK will commit at least £3 billion to climate change solutions that protect and restore...