Roster of experts available for interviews with journalists
By Josephine Naaeke, Marrakech, Morocco (Courtesy UNFCCC)
Marrakech, (Morocco), Nov. 19, GNA – The Institute of Statistical Social and Economic Research of the University of Ghana was the only Ghanaian exhibitor, at the Conference of Parties on Climate Change (COP 22) ,in Marrakech. Morocco.
Mr Simon Bawakyillenuo, a Research Fellow at ISSER, told the Ghana News Agency, in Marrakech, on the sidelines of the Africa Day that the exhibition was meant to showcase some scientific…
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By Josephine Naaeke, Morocco, Marrakech
Morocco, Marrakesh, Nov. 14, GNA - Three international institutions announced an African Package for climate-resilient ocean economies at during the COP22 in Marrakech in November 2017.
They are the Food and Agriculture Organisation (FAO), World Bank and African Development Bank.
The package, which is in the form of technical and financial assistance, is to mobilise 500-900 million US dollars and implement programmes…Continue
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By Josephine Naaeke, GNA Marrakech, Morocco.
Marrakech (Morocco), Nov. 13, GNA - Election of Donald Trump is not a threat to the Conference of Parties, Mr Salaheddine Mezouar, President of CoP 22 said in Marrakech.
“We have to keep trust in this momentum period, Mr Mezouar said in a response to a question at a press briefing following speculations that with Trump’s election, he will withdraw US from the Paris Agreement.
“The Paris Agreement has been ratified by 105…Continue
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By Josephine Naaeke, GNA, Marrakech, Morocco,
Marrakech (Morocco), Nov. 13, GNA – An energy efficiency expert said that 1.2 billion people in the world are living without access to electricity, in Africa, South Asia, Latin America and other parts of the…Continue
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A field reporting of Bagmati river from Bagdwar to Chobhar
Rajesh Poudel of Min Bhawan in Kathmandu, who had arrived in Bagdwar for walking uphill more than two and a half hours from Nagi Ghumba of Shiva Puri Himal, was filling his water bottle from a Tiger’s mouth shaped stream.…Continue
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Saleh, I. (2014). "Narrating Climate Change Crisis: The Press, Social Imaginaries & Harsh Realities in Africa," in, Richard Maxwell, Jon Raundalen and Nina Lager Vestberg, Media and the Ecological Crisis,Routledge | Taylor & Francis, pp.161-173.
Saleh, I. (2012).Ups and Downs from Cape to Cairo: Journalisms Practice of Climate Change in Africa. In, Eide, E & Kunelius, R. (eds) Media Meets Climate. Gothenburg: Nordicom, Sweden, pp.47-…Continue
Added by Dr. Ibrahim Mostafa Saleh on April 17, 2015 at 11:16 — No Comments
In India , climate change has to start at grassroot level.Common people hardly follow the normal hygienicity in day to day life. They litter out snacks packets here and there which are devoured by cattle and lead to their death.Garbage disposal is a question mark,still Indians have represented Lima--- for what? If COP is just meant to be restricted to discussions and green funds, I guess people representing our country are not doing justice. Municipal corporations are there but, we find…Continue
Added by Ananya Dasgupta on January 6, 2015 at 7:24 — No Comments
A key challenge in international negotiations is how to strike a balance. As one part has initiated a first move, they await the counterpart to make the next. This is also the case for the ongoing climate negotiations in Lima. The true challenge is to agree on when a proposal is so important that the counterpart needs to make a corresponding proposal.
Leading up to COP20 in Lima, we saw many initiatives from the EU.…Continue
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A global transition, towards a green future, built on resilience, will not come for free. Investments are needed, and action needs to be taken. And there is need for someone to pay the bill.
Climate finance has been a key element in the climate debates for years, and some progress has been made. The Green Climate Fund is a concrete result from the UN…Continue
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climate and energy policyFriday, early morning, EU leaders adopted a new climate and energy policy. A policy which should guide the unions’ effort towards a low carbon transformation, including targets which would feed into the forthcoming global climate agreement, to be adopted in Paris 2015.
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Their Mud-made homes are situated some half kilometer away from sea. They have no way to understand their life, they only knows that “their life is like waves, sometime up and sometime down”. From Badin city, a link road goes to Sirani, a small village like town. This road turns into Kacha Rasta, which goes along with mirwah canal. This kacha Rasta ends at this village Sheikh Qurhio. Natives of this village remains deprived all of human facilities and unable to achieve their livelihood.…Continue
Added by Aakash Santorai on September 24, 2014 at 21:32 — No Comments
There is an increasing global awareness about the need to take climate change seriously. Actually, this knowledge has been known for quite some time, and many governments around the world are already taking initiatives to reduce emissions, and to transform their countries into low carbon economies. Still science tells us that there is need to do more, a lot more.
The coming days in New York the need “to do more” is in…Continue
Added by Mattias Söderberg on September 18, 2014 at 22:30 — No Comments
Today the president of the European Commission, Jean-Claude Juncker will present his new commission, and we will know what the new top management of the European Union will look like. I am sure the commission will be a group of well qualified and committed people, but their performance will not only depend on their skills, but also which tasks and responsibilities they are given.…Continue
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The 4th Climate Change and Development in Africa (CCDA-IV) conference will put spotlight on climate knowledge opportunities that can transform agricultural production systems to feed Africa sustainably.
In recognition of 2014 as the year of agriculture, the CCDA-IV will be convened in Marrakesh, Morocco…Continue
Added by Kofi Adu Domfeh on August 9, 2014 at 14:11 — No Comments
The Island, which lies off the coast of Senegal, opposite Dakar, was the largest slave-trading centre on the African coast, from the 15th to the…Continue
Added by Kofi Adu Domfeh on August 9, 2014 at 13:19 — No Comments
I knew not much about climate change when I first wrote a poem on the environment http://www.voicesnet.org/displayonepoem.aspx?poemid=79967 in 2003 during my sojourn in Lagos, Nigeria. I was however conscious all was not well with man’s inhumanity to…Continue
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