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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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Climate change committee seeks to activate tree fund

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | A new standing committee set up to review and advocate for climate change issues in Parliament is considering the operationalization of the tree fund as its priority action. The committee which was unveiled today is led by Ora County MP Lawrence Songa. The committee will …

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Climate change driving surge in malaria cases- Aceng

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Health Minister Jane Ruth Aceng has attributed the upsurge in cases of malaria in Uganda to Climate Change patterns characterized by prolonged intermittent rains in various parts of the country. The disease is most prevalent in tropical climates, where the rainfall is sufficient for mosquitoes …

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Can we eat meat and still tame global warming?

Paris, France | AFP | Not everyone needs to become a vegetarian, much less vegan, to keep the planet from overheating, but it would surely make things easier if they did. That’s the ambiguous and — for many on either side of this meaty issue — unsatisfying conclusion of the most …

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COMESA, African Union holding climate change financing meeting

Kampala, Uganda | Julius Businge | The Common Market for Eastern and Southern Africa Secretariat in collaboration with the African Union Commission and the United Nations Development Programme’s Regional Service Centre for Africa are holding a training workshop for member states on green/climate financing. on August 1-2 in Harare, Zimbabwe. A media …

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COMESA to hold climate change meeting in Zimbabwe

  Kampala, Uganda | JULIUS BUSINGE | The Common Market for Eastern and Southern Africa secretariat will hold a two-day training workshop to build capacity for member states in what it is calling ‘target indicator tracking and implementation’ of the Transparency Clause of the 2015 Paris Agreement on Climate Change, …

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