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Seychelles: Predators and Climate Change Threaten Seychelles' White-Tailed Tropicbird #AfricaClimateCrisis

Climate change in Africa News - Sat, 2022-07-23 17:24
[Seychelles News Agency] The white-tailed tropicbird, one of the most emblematic birds of Seychelles, found on the coat of arms of the island nation, is showing signs of potential population decline. Invasive predators such as rats and the possible impact of climate change on food supply are being cited as the main causes of the trend.

Africa: Climate Change - New Approach Needed to Gauge Animal Health Impact On Emissions

Climate change in Africa News - Fri, 2022-07-22 09:55
[UN News] Animal health is important to help reduce greenhouse gas emissions, but greater investment is needed to evaluate the impact, the Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) and partners said in a report published on Thursday.

East Africa: Saving East Africa's Wildlife From Recurring Drought

Climate change in Africa News - Fri, 2022-07-22 07:36
[The Conversation Africa] Over the past two decades, the Horn of Africa - specifically Ethiopia, Somalia and Kenya - has experienced more intense and frequent droughts.

Liberia: Mudslides Kill 1 in Bong County

Climate change in Africa News - Thu, 2022-07-21 16:12
[New Dawn] Reports from Kokoya District, Bong County, say rescuers have retrieved one body from tons of mud after a landslide that wept into an unauthorized goldmine.

Nigeria: No, These Are Not Photos of Flooding in Lagos, Nigeria in 2022

Climate change in Africa News - Thu, 2022-07-21 12:36
[Africa Check] "Current Situation In Lagos, Nigeria after heavy rainfall," is the caption to a Facebook post featuring four photos showing buildings and roads flooded, and cars submerged.

Morocco: Raging Wildfires Lay Bare Deadly Reality of Climate Change #AfricaClimateCrisis

Climate change in Africa News - Wed, 2022-07-20 15:36
[allAfrica] Harare -- At least one person has died and more than 1,000 families evacuated after wildfires have swept across parts of northern Morocco, reports Anadolu Agency.

Gambia: The Global Heat Waves Should Be a Warning for the Future!

Climate change in Africa News - Wed, 2022-07-20 12:30
[The Point] In Yosemite National Park's famed Mariposa Grove, giant sequoias have grown for millennia.

Chad: Rainy Season - 100 Homes of Sudanese Refugees in Chad Washed Away

Climate change in Africa News - Wed, 2022-07-20 11:16
[Dabanga] Konongou Refugee Camp, Chad -- Torrential rains that lasted for five consecutive days led to the collapse of more than 100 homes of Sudanese refugees in Kounongou camp in eastern Chad last week.

Africa: 'Moment for Nature' Essential to Beat Back Threats, Spur Climate Action

Climate change in Africa News - Wed, 2022-07-20 09:30
[UN News] With less than eight years remaining to limit global warming to 1.5 degrees Celsius, the President of the UN General Assembly convened a 'Moment for Nature' debate on Tuesday to examine the interconnected environmental threats hampering efforts to achieve sustainable development.

Africa: UN and Partners Meet to Address 'Critical' State of Global Food Crisis

Climate change in Africa News - Wed, 2022-07-20 09:21
[UN News] Scaling up climate resilience across food systems is among the actions needed to counter rising hunger and malnutrition, UN General Assembly President Abdulla Shahid said on Monday, at a special meeting to address the global food crisis.

Africa: As 1.5C Warming Limit Nears, Interest in Sun-Dimming Tech Heats Up

Climate change in Africa News - Wed, 2022-07-20 08:13
[Thomson Reuters Foundation] London -- Climate-cooling technology, which mimics the sky-darkening effect of volcanic eruptions, could help rein in global heating and its impacts, say backers, but critics warn it also carries serious and unpredictable risks, with some calling for research to stop

Africa: Why Is It So Hot? Climate Change Is Here

Climate change in Africa News - Wed, 2022-07-20 08:07
[Thomson Reuters Foundation] Heat is the clearest signal of climate change - and deadly heat will get even worse over the next 30 years as we struggle to act

South Africa: National State of Disaster Extended to 18 August

Climate change in Africa News - Tue, 2022-07-19 17:10
[SAnews.gov.za] Cooperative Governance and Traditional Affairs (COGTA) Minister, Dr Nkosazana Dlamini Zuma, has extended the National State of Disaster to 18 August 2022.

South Africa: Concern Over Move to Coal

Climate change in Africa News - Tue, 2022-07-19 14:19
[SAnews.gov.za] Minister of Forestry, Fisheries and the Environment Barbara Creecy has expressed concern at some developed countries who were reverting to coal in response to their negative national circumstances.

South Africa: Driftsands Occupiers Reluctant to Relocate From Unsafe Ground

Climate change in Africa News - Tue, 2022-07-19 11:21
[GroundUp] About 50 shacks have been moved to a safer site

South Africa: Climate Justice Coalition Marches to Ramaphosa's Office

Climate change in Africa News - Tue, 2022-07-19 11:16
[GroundUp] Unions, mining communities, climate and energy activists hand over petition

Rwanda: Rwanda Set to Roll Out 'Flood Sensors' to Mitigate Disasters

Climate change in Africa News - Tue, 2022-07-19 08:52
[New Times] Rwanda is set to roll out flood sensors countrywide to strengthen the early warning system.

Uganda: Activist Nyombi Morris Honoured By UK-Based Charity for Leading Climate Justice Fight

Climate change in Africa News - Mon, 2022-07-18 16:12
[Nile Post] Ugandan climate activist Nyombi Morris has been recognised by Population Matters, a United Kingdom-based charity organisation.

Liberia: FDA, Partners Increasing Public Awareness to Fast-Track Liberia's Progress On Redd+

Climate change in Africa News - Mon, 2022-07-18 10:54
[FrontPageAfrica] Monrovia -- The Forestry Development Authority (FDA) through the Liberia Forest Sector Project (LFSP) has embarked on a communication campaign to increase public awareness about the REDD+ and to communicate some of the key milestones of the project since its inception five years ago.

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