Economic slump may limit moves on clean energyInternational Herald Tribune | 25 Nov 2008
From Italy to China, a poor global economy and plunging prices of coal and oil are upending plans to wean businesses and consumers from fossil fuel.
Ghana: Global Warming Should Concern EveryoneThe Ghanaian Chronicle | 23 Apr 2008
Non-Governmental Organizations (NGOS) in Ghana have been called upon to collaborate with the government for effective environmental programmes to help address the issue of global warming, which is of much concern to word leaders.
Ghana: Fighting the Climatic ChangeThe Ghanaian Chronicle | 18 Dec 2007
One of the problems threatening the survival of mankind, on this planet, is rapid climatic change. The weather pattern seems to have dramatically changed over the last two decades with Sub Saharan Africa region at the receiving end.
Ghana: Food Shortages Follow Drought, FloodsIRIN News | 25 Oct 2007
After an initial push to provide food for people affected by drought and heavy flooding in northern Ghana, donor attention on the country is waning even though food shortages persist meaning the situation could get much worse, the Ghanaian government and aid agencies warn.
Ghana: The Climate Adaptation ChallengeAllAfrica.com | 18 Oct 2007
Until very recently, manmade climate change was believed to be a crisis of the distant future. We've learned, painfully, that we are already in the midst of manmade climate change, with worse to come.
Africa: Picking Up the Pieces After the FloodsInter Press Service | 26 Sep 2007
"We prayed to God to open the heavens, but this is not what we expected," says Peter Nayoon, a farmer from Gushiegu in the north of Ghana, one of several African countries blighted by floods over recent weeks. "I am finished," he adds, pointing dejectedly towards the area that used to be his yam farm. "Who would give me money to start a new life?"
Ghana: Ghana Poised for CDMAllAfrica.com | 17 Aug 2007
The Minister for Local Government, Rural Development and Environment, Mr. Kwadwo Adjei Darko has said the threat of global climate change to sustainable development is one of the major environmental concerns of the world.
Ghana: Anansesem And Climate ChangeAllAfrica.com | 13 Aug 2007
Any Ghanaian who has spent any childhood years in Ghana would certainly agree that the characters of the wise spider and the rest of the animal kingdom in Ghanaian tales are indeed, unforgettable and inspiring.
Africa: Developing Nations Embrace Renewable EnergyAllAfrica.com | 22 Jun 2007
Developing countries have increased investment in renewable energy, accounting for one-fifth of the world's total last year, according to a report by the United Nations Environment Program (UNEP) released today (21 June).
Ghana: Scientist Blames Energy Crisis On Global WarmingAllAfrica.com | 11 Jun 2007
AN ENVIRONMENTAL Scientist, Mr. Padmore Baffour Adjapong says global warming - an increase in temperature of the world - is the cause of Ghana's current energy crisis that is suffocating businesses in the country.
Ghana: Climatic Change Threatens MDGs Attainment - EPA BossAllAfrica.com | 08 Jun 2007
THE EXECUTIVE Director of Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), Mr. J. A. Allotey, has said that changes in climate in Ghana were likely to militate against the achievement of the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) aimed at halving poverty and ensuring sustainable development in the country.
Africa: UN Wins Pledges to Plant Billion TreesAllAfrica.com | 25 May 2007
The United Nations has received pledges to plant over a billion trees in a drive to help fight climate change and poverty, Reuters reported from Nairobi quoting the UN as having said Tuesday.
Africa: UN Refugee Agency Backs 'Green' PlanAllAfrica.com | 23 May 2007
Backing a major "green" initiative, the United Nations refugee agency has pledged to plant more than 9 million trees this year in areas of human displacement.