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2021 must be the year for climate action – “the make it or break it year,” said United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres at the launch of WMO’s report on the State of the Global Climate 2020 which highlighted accelerating climate change indicators...
By David Luganda – NECJOGHA /AFMC Kampala, Uganda: The Fifty-Seventh Greater Horn of Africa Climate Outlook Forum (GHACOF 57) will convene to decide on the forecast for the March-April-May rain season.
By; Jon Henley-The Guardian Countries unable to withstand ecological threats among world’s least peaceful, analysis finds More than 1 billion people face being displaced within 30 years as the climate crisis and rapid population growth drive an increase in migration with...
  By Andrew Kaggwa and David Luganda, NECJOGHA Experts at the just concluded Fifty Sixth Greater Horn of Africa Climate Outlook Forum (GHACOF56) have predicted a drier than usual spell in the region from October to December. “The consolidated objective climate forecast...
The Network of Climate Journalists of the Greater Horn of Africa (NECJOGHA) is organizing a climate café scheduled for 3.00-5.00pm EAT on Tuesday August 25th, 2020. NECJOGHA comprises of the 11 countries of the Greater Horn of Africa which include Burundi, Djibouti,...
Weather and climate information provided by national meteorological services across East Africa can at times be technical and difficult for non-experts to understand. A working partnership across the region has come up with an ingenious solution: Climate Cafés. In the Greater Horn of...
Geneva, 9 July 2020 – The annual mean global temperature is likely to be at least 1° Celsius above pre-industrial levels (1850-1900) in each of the coming five years (2020-2024) and there is a 20% chance that it will...
By BBC NEWS  Scientists say global warming could have a catastrophic effect on the planet. Human activities have increased carbon-dioxide emissions, driving up temperatures. Extreme weather and melting polar ice are among the possible effects. What is climate change? The Earth's average temperature...
And against the backdrop of threatened lives, crippled businesses and damaged economies, the UN chief warned the Petersberg Climate Dialogue in Berlin that the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) are also under threat. “The highest cost is the cost of doing nothing”, he...
By David Luganda, AFMC NAIROBI, Kenya – The Intergovernmental Authority on Development Climate Prediction and Applications Center (ICPAC) has predicted above normal rainfall over Kenya, eastern Uganda, Rwanda, central Burundi, and Somalia, much of Ethiopia, eastern South Sudan, Djibouti, Eritrea...