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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...

2020 closes a decade of exceptional heat

(adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || ).push({}); As 2020 draws to an end, it closes the warmest decade (2011-2020) on record, according to the World Meteorological Organization. This year remains on track to...

Climate change: UK to end overseas support for fossil fuel sector

(adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || ).push({}); The Prime Minister has announced that the UK will end direct government support for the fossil fuel energy sector overseas, as he opens the Climate Ambition...

UK appoints champion to support developing countries to deal with climate change

(adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || ).push({}); Prime Minister Boris Johnson has appointed the former Secretary of State for International Development, Anne-Marie Trevelyan MP, as the UK’s International Champion on Adaptation and Resilience...

Climate Change: Africa is warming progressively-report

(adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || ).push({}); Africa needs to prepare better for climate change by responding to a wide range of potential risks, a multi-agency report led by the UN World Meteorological...

‘Big pieces’ of Kilimanjaro ‘missing’ due to climate crisis

(adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || ).push({}); Ice climber Will Gadd has witnessed at close hand the destruction being wrought by the climate crisis. The ice climber has spent his life completing one daring...