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Following the inauguration of United States President Joe Biden on Wednesday, the UN Secretary-General said he looks forward to an era of new leadership towards accelerating climate action, with the US back inside the landmark Paris...
As temperatures rise and climate change impacts intensify, nations must urgently step up action to adapt to the new climate reality or face serious costs, damages and losses, a new UN Environment Programme (UNEP) report finds.
Cooling La Niña event failed to tame the global heat Geneva, 14 January 2021 - The year 2020 was one of the three warmest on record, and rivalled 2016 for the top spot, according...
Hours after he was sworn in as the 46th president of the United States, Joe Biden took steps to undo some of President Donald Trump’s environmental policies. United States President Joe Biden took steps...
By Denis Jjuuko One rainy Thursday morning, my friend Gerald Businge and I walked through the reception at New Vision straight to a tent in the garden, exactly where Vision Group CEO Robert Kabushenga’s...
By Charles Etukuri Luganda lost his mother on Monday but shortly after her burial he was admitted to Mulago in a critical condition. Seasoned former New Vision journalist, Patrick Luganda, who...
A framework for research linking weather, climate and COVID-19 has been published in Nature Communication. The paper follows the WMO co-sponsored Virtual Symposium on Climatological, Meteorological and Environmental Factors in the COVID-19 Pandemic held in early August.
While East Africa is still battling multiple shocks, a drier than usual season due to La Niña could pose risks to crops and pastures in some parts of the region Nairobi, 11 November 2020:...
The UN yesterday said it had won Green Climate Fund (GCF) support for a new programme worth nearly US$ 50 million for “climate and ocean information services and multi-hazard early warning systems” in the Pacific nations of...
Desert Locust situation update 12 November 2020 BY FAO LOCUST Important and widespread breeding continues in eastern Ethiopia and central Somalia where new swarms are expected to start forming in early December...