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Nigel Topping visits Uganda

Kampala, Uganda | Patricia Akankwatsa | Nigel Topping, the United Kingdom’s High-Level Climate Change Champion on 20th May was in Uganda for a one-day visit. His visit was about the UK’s commitment to carry forward the actions from COP26 as we countdown to COP27. During his visit, he had a meeting …

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Tree adoption Uganda holds Run4Climate run to restore degraded forests

Kampala, Uganda | Patricia Akankwatsa | Hundreds of runners turned up Sunday morning to participate in the second edition of Tree Adoption Uganda’s Run4Climate marathon focused on creating awareness about the adverse effects of climate change and increasing Uganda’s forest cover. The run was held under the theme, “Protect, Restore and …

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Tree Adoption Uganda launches the 2022 Run4Cimate

Kampala, Uganda | Patricia Akankwatsa | Tree Adoption Uganda (TAU) has launched the second edition of the Run4Climate in a bid to raise awareness about the adverse effects of climate change and increase Uganda’s forest cover. The run will be held under the theme “Protect, Restore and Conserve.” The Run4Climate is …

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Kampala, Wakiso schools embark on climate change mitigation innovations

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Ten schools in Kampala and Wakiso joined a global innovation challenge in which they will come up with solutions to solve climate challenges in their community. According to Allan Kinani, an official from local NGO Junior Achievement Uganda that is partnering with BASF, German multinational chemical …

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AfDB to mobilize 25 bln USD for climate adaptation in Africa

Accra, Ghana | Xinhua | The African Development Bank (AfDB) will mobilize at least 25 billion U.S. dollars to support Africa’s climate adaptation programs, AfDB President Akinwumi Adesina said Monday. “Climate change is killing African economies. Annually, Africa loses 7 billion-15 billion dollars due to climate change. This is expected to …

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Judiciary faults government for abetting environmental destruction

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | A section of judicial officers have branded government the major culprit in threatening the environment which has resulted in failure to mitigate the effects of climate change. The effects include a drop in water levels, floods, and changing weather patterns like the drastic change in …

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Uganda’s air quality index unknown: Health ministry

Air pollution is one of the biggest environmental threats to human health, alongside climate change Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | While the World Health Organization-WHO warns of catastrophic health consequences arising from the fact that more than 90% of the people across the globe are breathing in bad air, it …

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