Climate change

By IndepthAfrica
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Jan 20th, 2012
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WASHINGTON, January 20, 2012/African Press Organization (APO)/ — Media Note Office of the Spokesperson Washington, DC January 19, 2012 The U.S. Department of State is pleased to announce the East Africa winners of the Apps4Africa: Climate Challenge, a regional competition to address local clima...
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Jan 16th, 2012
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ROME, Italy, January 16, 2012/African Press Organization (APO)/ — FAO and the European Commission announced today a new €5.3 million project aimed at helping Malawi, Vietnam and Zambia transition to a “climate-smart” approach to agriculture. Agriculture — and the communities who dep...
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Jan 13th, 2012
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NAIROBI, Kenya, January 13, 2012/African Press Organization (APO)/ — UNDP’s Africa Adaptation Programme’s (AAP) week-long ‘Training-of-Trainers’ workshop starts Monday Kenyan youth journalist Audrey Wabwire to speak on her journey by bus caravan to COP17 WHO: Joachim Buwembo a...
By IndepthAfrica
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Dec 15th, 2011
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Barely 24 hours after it signed a new global climate change agreement in Durban, South Africa, Canada became on Monday the first country to formally withdraw from the Kyoto Protocol, the only legally binding treaty to reduce emissions causing climate change. The 17th Conference of the Parties (COP17)...
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Dec 11th, 2011
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DURBAN, South-Africa, December 11, 2011/African Press Organization (APO)/ — On the closing of the latest round of UN climate talks in Durban Greenpeace today declared that it was clear that our Governments this past two weeks listened to the carbon-intensive polluting corporations instead of li...
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Dec 9th, 2011
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So while climate change delegates haggle over deadlines, binding targets and finance, some of the world’s poorest states are warning that rising sea levels and storms will sweep them away unless the world agrees to tackle global warning. “We will be one of the first countries to go under ...
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Dec 8th, 2011
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Nigerians are applauding the resuscitation of an anti-homosexual bill which began back in 2006, yet they remains quiet about this week’s  COP17 negotiations. Why isn’t there more outrage on the blogosphere about ‘the real, and not imaginary danger’ of climate change and its impacts on the country, as...
By IndepthAfrica
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Dec 8th, 2011
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After nine days of negotiations there is no doubt that we saw this movie before. It is the third remake of Copenhagen and Cancun. Same actors. Same script. The documents are produced outside the formal negotiating scenario. In private meetings, dinners, which the 193 member states do not attend. The ...
By IndepthAfrica
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Dec 8th, 2011
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Thursday, December 08, 2011 12:00 AMDURBAN, South Africa,  December 8, 2011/African Press Organization (APO)/ — Press Statement Todd Stern Special Envoy for Climate Change Durban, South Africa December 7, 2011 MR. STERN: Thanks, I have very brief remarks at th Great Advise About Getting Your Ex...
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Dec 4th, 2011
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by Kristin Palitza (durban, south africa) Sunday, December 04, 2011 Inter Press Service Chanting loudly, thousands of demonstrators marched through the streets to the venue of the 17th United Nations Climate Change Conference to demand that their voices be heard for ‘immediate and drastic’...