Climate Change Impacts (Page 2)
Gambia: Green EnvironmentAllAfrica.com | 11 Jun 2012
[Daily Observer] Activities marking the World Environment Day are in progress. The theme of this year's celebration, "Green Environment, does it include you", is indeed befitting as it suggests that it is the responsibility of all and sundry to engage in the protection and preservation of the environment for the common future.
Rwanda: The Positive Impact of Tree Planting on Climate ChangeAllAfrica.com | 10 Jun 2012
[New Times] Worldwide climate change has become a hot topic largely due to the great social, economic and environmental challenges of our time. Human activities are causing a change in climate and this in turn impact rainfall, temperatures and biodiversity.
South Africa: Gauteng's Economy Goes GreenAllAfrica.com | 09 Jun 2012
[BuaNews] Johannesburg - Gauteng Economic Development Minister Qedani Mahlangu has committed herself to strengthening the province's response to climate change by announcing investments of up to R6 billion towards green economy projects.
Chad: Lake Chad ShrinksAllAfrica.com | 07 Jun 2012
[This Day] The water surface of the Lake Chad basin has gradually shifted since the 1960s from 25,000 kilometres square to less than 2,000 kilometres square as at today, largely due to climate change, population increase and water demand.
Tunisia: Adjusting Coast to Climate ChangeAllAfrica.com | 07 Jun 2012
[Tunis Afrique Presse] Tunis - The Coast Protection and Development Agency (APAL) is preparing to stage an awareness campaign and three-D advertising spots to be aired shortly in Tunisian media, to boost prevention against risks inherent to climate change.
Namibia: Youth Want to Make a DifferenceAllAfrica.com | 07 Jun 2012
[Namibian] FOUR weeks ago, nearly 200 young people from 11 countries, among them 10 from Namibia, laid the foundation stone for a worldwide youth climate network called Youthinkgreen.
Liberia: Citizens Must Be Environment-FriendlyAllAfrica.com | 07 Jun 2012
[Informer] That Liberia will today, June 5th, 2012 join other United Nations member countries for the celebration of World Environment Day, is something to be proud of. June 5th was set aside for the observance of World Environment Day in 1972 as a way of raising the awareness of people the world over about the necessity for the protection and conservation of the environment.
Liberia: EPA Commemorates World Environmental DayAllAfrica.com | 07 Jun 2012
[Informer] The Environmental Protection Agency of Liberia (EPA) yesterday joined other countries around the world celebration of the 40th anniversary of World Environmental Day.Yesterday celebration for EPA was held under the theam; 'Green Economic: Does It Includes You.'
Africa: Road to Rio+20 - Making Agriculture Climate-SmartAllAfrica.com | 06 Jun 2012
[IFAD] Rome, 6 June 2012 - With the Rio+20 conference on sustainable development only two weeks away, the International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD) will launch a paper on how to make agriculture climate-smart for the developing world's 500 million small farms at an event at its Rome headquarters this week.
Tanzania: State Acts On Climate ChangeAllAfrica.com | 06 Jun 2012
[Daily News] Zanzibar - TANZANIA has secured one million US dollars aid from the Global Fund in support of the country's efforts to mitigate the impact of climate change.
Libya: Planting Trees to Celebrate World Environment Day 2012AllAfrica.com | 05 Jun 2012
[Unicef] Tripoli, Libya - To mark World Environment Day, the Libyan Ministry of Education and UNICEF came together with children at a Tripoli elementary school to plant trees. The event raises awareness around sustainable development in a country facing deforestation, decreasing water reserves, extensive waste dumping, and the use of mainly non-renewable energy sources.
Central Africa: 22,000 Sign Petition to Save Congo ForestAllAfrica.com | 05 Jun 2012
[Greenpeace] The Congo basin is home to the world's second largest rainforest. Not only is it one of the most beautiful places on earth, with incredibly rich biodiversity, it's also a vital source of food, medicine, and other basic services for more than 40 million Congolese people.
Africa: Damage Done? NGOs Highlight Irreversible Losses Caused By Climate ChangeAllAfrica.com | 04 Jun 2012
[AlertNet] Bonn - If global warming continues at its current pace, the planet will increasingly suffer irreversible damages to its biodiversity, natural resources and substantial losses of human life and territory according to a joint report published today by CARE International, Germanwatch, ActionAid and WWF at the Climate Change Conference in Bonn.
Nigeria: Next Round of UN Climate Talks Set for BangkokAllAfrica.com | 02 Jun 2012
[This Day] A new round of climate talks will be held in Bangkok from August 30 to September 5 to prepare for minister-level negotiations at year end, the UN Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) said on Friday.