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Minister on spot over transfer of Environmental Fund

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Members of Parliament on the Natural Resources Committee have criticised the Minister of Finance, Planning and Economic Development, Matia Kasaija, for diverting the Environmental Fund from National Environmental Management Authority (NEMA) to the Consolidated Fund, saying this has crippled NEMA’s operations. MPs said the fund was …

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African bankers move to orient industry towards climate resilience

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Bank of Uganda has joined the Uganda Development Bank in supporting climate-friendly economic development through the financial sector. The Central bank is now developing guidelines that will help other financial institutions go beyond their own administrative environment-related policies, to ensure that the services they …

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COP26 message for Uganda

Frontline communities ask investment banks to stop financing climate crisis Kampala, Uganda | RONALD MUSOKE | As the UN climate change conference in Glasgow, Scotland, came to a somewhat disappointing close on Nov.12, indigenous community rights activists gathered outside the offices of banking giants, JPMorgan Chase, in Glasgow, to demand …

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COP26 concludes with new global deal on climate

Glasgow, UK | Xinhua | The United Nations climate change conference concluded Saturday after a one-day extension, with negotiators agreeing on a new global pact to tackle climate change. Nearly 200 participating countries adopted the Glasgow Climate Pact at the end of 26th session of the Conference of the Parties …

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COP26 ends, agrees to accelerate action on climate this decade

COP26 ends with global agreement to accelerate action on climate this decade Two weeks of intense negotiations finally complete the Paris Rulebook For the first time COP agrees position on phasing down unabated coal power The Glasgow Climate Pact caps two years of diplomacy and ambition raising Glasgow, Scotland | …

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COP26 message for Uganda

Frontline communities ask investment banks to stop financing climate crisis Kampala, Uganda | RONALD MUSOKE | As the UN climate change conference in Glasgow, Scotland, came to a somewhat disappointing close on Nov.12, indigenous community rights activists gathered outside the offices of banking giants, JPMorgan Chase, in Glasgow, to demand …

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COP26: Call to end War on Mother Nature

Glasgow , Scotland | THE INDEPENDENT | Mother Nature took centre stage as the pivotal UN climate conference reached the halfway point, with millions taking to the streets of the cities around the world with a call to invest in nature-based solutions and a greener approach to farming. Nature is …

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