Just ahead of COP27, the UK announced that it will triple its commitment to adaptation climate projects across Africa, making it one of the biggest ... contributors to the Africa Adaptation Acceleration Program (AAAP). However, all the money in the world won't help unless trade policies are fixed.
With a growing population and energy demand, which should increase globally by 47% by 2050 as per the US Energy Information Administration, Egypt ... is aiming to produce 42% of its energy from renewable sources by 2035, a rather ambitious target announced during last year’s COP26.
Wealthy nations endorsed South Africa's five-year Just Energy Transition Investment Plan (JET IP) to support the country's move away from coal ... on Monday, which could potentially serve as a template for other developing countries.
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Locally based financing systems - or green banks - can provide a homegrown solution to Africa's climate funding obstacles, says the African Development ... Bank (AfDB), beginning with a pilot project that includes the Kenyan government and four national banks.
The four horsemen of what meteorologists call the climate endgame – conflict, chronic food shortages, extreme weather and vector-borne disease ... – are galloping at an ever faster pace toward us. In the Sahel, the Indian Ocean seaboard, and in the Horn of Africa, they have already arrived and are tearing a swathe through communities.
Egypt has spent millions of dollars in preparation of the upcoming COP27 and in promoting its green economy and sustainable living initiatives. ... But going green is seen by many as a luxury in the daily fight for basic survival.
As COP27 gets ready to open in the Red Sea resort town of Sharm el-Sheikh in Egypt on 6 November, Zimbabwe’s young climate change activists ... are piling pressure on policymakers and the government to channel more resources towards mitigation and adaptation.