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Leaving COP26 empty-handed

Mt. Elgon communities cling to tested self-help models Kampala, Uganda | RONALD MUSOKE | Three weeks before the just ended COP26 Climate Summit in Glasgow, Scotland, Kate Airey; the British High Commissioner to Uganda visited the Mt. Elgon district of Bududa in eastern Uganda. She told her audience that she had …

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Rural entrepreneurs model for clean energy

Providing access to clean energy products in rural Uganda offers lessons on how to scale climate action COMMENT | MARVIN TUMUSIIME | It’s a little-known fact outside of this part of the world, that Uganda is a hotspot for entrepreneurs. My home of Uganda is brimming with an enterprising community …

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Mixed emotions as COP26 ends

But can Glasgow Climate Pact speed up pace of climate action? Kampala, Uganda | RONALD MUSOKE | On Nov.13, as thousands of climate scientists, diplomats, senior government officials, civil society activists, bankers and fossil fuel executives exited Glasgow, almost a day after the COP26 was scheduled to end, many left …

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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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