Pope Francis has sent a message to participants at the United Nations Climate Conference, COP 25, being held in Madrid until 13 December.   By Vatican News The Vatican Secretary of State, Cardinal Pietro Parolin, read the Pope’s Message at the opening of the...
Madrid, Spain - At a meeting of heads of delegations on Tuesday, countries said they wanted to find common ground on carbon markets, or Article 6. Paul Watkinson, chair of UN Climate Change’s scientific body, said “everybody was ready to...
Madrid, Spain - On Monday, at the opening of the talks, UN secretary general António Guterres expressed his “deep gratitude” to Spain for organising the summit “in record time”, which he described as no less than a “miracle”.  “This summit should...

Cop25 kicks off in Madrid

Madrid, Spain - This was the UN climate talks that no-one wanted. First rejected by Brazil and then made homeless at the last minute by Chile as the politics of populism and inequality convulsed Latin America. 25,000 participants, who three weeks ago thought...
UN Climate Change News, 25 November 2019 - The International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women, which is a mainstay of the UN calendar, has assumed a new dimension with the challenges presented by climate change. With the UN Intergovernmental Panel...
Climate change could directly cost the world economy $7.9 trillion by mid-century as increased drought, flooding and crop failures hamper growth and threaten infrastructure, new analysis showed Wednesday. The Economist Intelligence Unit’s (EIU) Climate Change Resilience Index measured the preparedness...
By NECJOGHA Nairobi, Kenya – The Kenya Meteorological Department (KMD) has warned of heavy rains today Friday in the southern and western parts of the country. “The wet weather that is being experienced over southern and western parts of the country...
West Pokot, Kenya - A humanitarian crisis is looming in two camps at Nyarkulian and Lolwei primary schools following the Friday landslides and floods that claimed more than 50 lives in West Pokot County according to the Daily Nation...
Nairobi, Kenya – The death toll from the West Pokot landslides has risen to 52 after six more bodies were recovered according to Kenya’s Daily Nation newspaper. At least 22 other people are missing after the tragedy that hit Parua,...
West Pokot, Kenya - More than 30 people are feared dead after massive landslides struck three villages in West Pokot Saturday. Most of those affected were sleeping when the ground beneath them began moving and the landslides buried them in...

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