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Gambia: Union Urges Drivers to Take Strict Measures in Rainy Season

Tue, 2023-06-20 17:34
[The Point] The Executive Committee of the General Transport Union has reminded all drivers and vehicles owners to take strict precautions during rainy season. They have also been asked to maintain their vehicles to a road worthy condition.

Angola: Catholic University Appeals for Reinforcement of Solutions to Mitigate Environmental Impacts #AfricaClimateHope

Tue, 2023-06-20 16:16
[ANGOP] Luanda -- The dean of the Catholic University of Angola (UCAN), Maria de Assunção, appealed this Monday for the reinforcement of sustainable solutions capable of significantly contributing to the mitigation of pollution levels and other practices that harm environmental integrity.

Africa: Negotiations Must Accelerate Climate Action and Save Vulnerable Countries #AfricaClimateHope

Tue, 2023-06-20 15:23
[IPS] Bulawayo -- Vulnerable countries, banking on robust climate negotiations, want an inclusive funding package to help them with the devastating impacts of climate change.

Africa: Beyond Borders - Why New 'High Seas' Treaty is Critical for the World

Tue, 2023-06-20 13:33
[UN] The UN's 193 Member States adopted a landmark legally binding marine biodiversity agreement on Monday following nearly two decades of fierce negotiations over forging a common wave of conservation and sustainability in the high seas beyond national boundaries - covering two thirds of the planet's oceans. Here are five key points on why it is important for the world.

Malawi: National Food System At Risk of Destabilized By Climate Change, Nasfam Warns

Tue, 2023-06-20 11:00
[Nyasa Times] The entire food system is at risk of being destabilized if the government and non-state actors do not take decisive steps to mitigate effects of climate change, National Smallholder Farmers Association of Malawi (NASFM) has warned.

South Africa: Scientist Hopes to Head World's Most Important Climate Change Body

Tue, 2023-06-20 08:34
[GroundUp] Debra Roberts is running for the position of chair of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change

South Africa: Climate Change Journalism in South Africa Misses the Mark By Ignoring People's Daily Experiences

Tue, 2023-06-20 07:34
[The Conversation Africa] South Africa's media houses rely too heavily on events like conferences, climate disasters and the release of scientific papers in their reporting on climate change. That's a problem: it creates the potential for day-to-day issues related to climate change, like ongoing mitigation and adaptation efforts, to go unreported.

Africa: African Cities and Climate Change - the Real Debate Is Who Should Pay to Fix the Problem

Tue, 2023-06-20 07:34
[The Conversation Africa] For most city mayors and managers in Africa, the debate about whether climate change is real is a moot topic. They know it is. They are on the front lines dealing with the impact of droughts, rising sea levels and floods, such as those in the Gulf of Guinea.

South Africa: Western Cape Infrastructure On Citrusdal Access Roads

Mon, 2023-06-19 11:30
[Govt of SA] Citrusdal access roads update

Africa: Combating Drought, One Garden At a Time

Sat, 2023-06-17 10:33
[UN News] Just before noon in Satara, a remote village in Niger's southwestern Tillaberi region, the thermometer is already hovering near 40°C.

Africa: Guterres Calls for Phasing Out Fossil Fuels to Avoid Climate 'Catastrophe'

Sat, 2023-06-17 09:36
[Africa Renewal] Countries must phase out coal and other fossil fuels to avert climate "catastrophe", UN Secretary-General António Guterres warned on Thursday in New York.

South Africa: MEC Anton Bredell On Prioritising Lives and Safety During Extensive Flooding

Fri, 2023-06-16 10:58
[Govt of SA] Western Cape government prioritising lives and safety during extensive flooding

Africa: A Climate Finance Goal That Works for Developing Countries #AfricaClimateHope

Fri, 2023-06-16 09:32
[IPS] Geneva -- After years of failing to meet climate finance commitments, the new climate finance goal under discussion this week in Bonn is critical, but without supporting reforms of the global financial architecture we risk repeating past mistakes.

Africa: The EU's Landmark Carbon Tool Presents Major Catch-22 for Africa

Fri, 2023-06-16 07:13
[African Arguments] The CBAM will push producers to decarbonise yet make it harder to do so. Our modelling suggests the policy could cut Africa's GDP by $25 billion.

South Africa: Blankets and Food Needed in Cape Town's Flooded Informal Settlements

Thu, 2023-06-15 17:21
[GroundUp] Some learners have missed examinations

Nigeria: Degrees of Heat - Northern Nigeria Students Wilt in Climate Extremes

Thu, 2023-06-15 15:23
[African Arguments] What can universities do as a hotter and longer dry season impacts students' health and performance?

Ghana: Kpedze SHS Invention to Go Through Refining

Thu, 2023-06-15 14:44
[Ghanaian Times] A prototype solar dehydrator developed by some students of the Kpedze Senior High School (SHS) in the Volta Region is being refined and enhanced by the Council for Scientific and Industrial Research (CSIR) for commercialisation.

Nigeria: Climate Change Mitigation and Adaptation Advocacy in Nigeria Must Include Health - Make the Evidence Visible

Thu, 2023-06-15 12:04
[Nigeria Health Watch] On the 16th of April 2023, Ayetoro, a coastal community located in southwest Nigeria and known as the happy place, had yet another incursion on its land by the Atlantic Ocean, affecting over 500 houses. A quick Google search using the keywords: 'Sea, Incursion, Ayetoro, and Ondo State' yielded 3,740 results in 0.28 seconds, with top results showing articles from major news outlets like TVC News, Premium Times, Nigerian Tribune, Punch, BusinessDay, Leadership, and Vanguard.