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Speaker Kadaga advocates for tree planting at all public gatherings

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT  | The Speaker of Parliament, Rebecca Kadaga has advocated for tree planting at every public or social gathering as a way of mitigating the adverse effects of climate change. Making reference to the Commonwealth Parliamentary Conference that took place in September 2019 in Kampala, which …

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Commonwealth Conference: Delegates criticize gov’ts on global warming

  Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | A section of delegates at the ongoing 64th Commonwealth Parliamentary Conference-CPC have criticized governments for alleged failure to take steps to curb the increasing effects of climate change. This came up during the Commonwealth Parliamentary Association Small Branches Conference at Speke Resort, Munyonyo …

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Climate change takes toll on oceans, ice: UN report

Paris, France | AFP |  Humanity should brace for blowback from oceans and frozen zones increasingly addled by climate change, a major UN report will warn. Loading the atmosphere with CO2 and greenhouse gases has spawned a host of consequences, starting with irreversible sea-level rise, according to a draft Intergovernmental Panel …

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The long road to clean energy

Paris, France | AFP |  The vital transition to a zero-carbon economy is likely to be a long and rocky road. So-called green energy is booming, but not fast enough to curb climate change, which is accelerating at an alarming pace as oil, gas and coal consumption soar. – Booming renewables …

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Ugandan appointed to head UN climate technology centre

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Makerere University’s former Head of Commercial law and Deputy Dean of School of law  Dr. Rose Mwebaza of Uganda has been appointed the new Director of the Climate Technology Centre & Network (CTCN), the implementation arm of the UN Framework Convention on climate change …

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