By: NECJOGHA TEAM The IGAD Climate Predication and Applications Centre (ICPAC) has released a summary of the climate forecast for targeted at decision makers for the June to September 2019 season.
Coasts, oceans, ecosystems, weather and human health all face impacts from climate change, and now valuable soils may also be affected. Climate change may reduce the ability of soils to absorb water in many parts of the world, according...
The year 2020 will be pivotal for climate action if the world is to control ever worsening impacts and indicators of climate change before it is too late, according to United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres as he launched WMO’s...
KARACHI: Despite scientific evidence of apocalyptic times to come due to climate change, fewer journalists — especially women — are writing on issues around environment with the media failing to spur a comprehensive social response in Pakistan. The study —...
When undisturbed tropical forests are lost the long-term impact on carbon emissions is dramatically higher than earlier estimates suggest, according to a new study. Between 2000 and 2013, about 7 percent of the world’s intact tropical forests were...
The East and Horn of Africa region is already home to some of the most food insecure populations in the world. Now, with countries such as Ethiopia, Kenya and Somalia currently facing one of the worst desert locust infestations...
A paradigm shift for effective mitigation and adaptation By Collison Lorez, ICPAC  Contributions by ICPAC Climate Change Technical Working Group The ravages of climate change pose a grave danger to regional food security and general development. The most cited effects include extreme...
Published on 24 Jun 2019 —View Original Following the below-average Belg rainfall in February to May 2019 and the impact of consecutive droughts in the previous years, as well as conflict-induced internal displacements, nearly 9 million people need humanitarian and livelihood assistance in Ethiopia....
  WASHINGTON, US - Donald Trump has formally started the process of pulling the US out of the landmark Paris Agreement, three years after the deal came into force.  Announcing the withdrawal on Monday, secretary of state Mike Pompeo reiterated the...
By Luganda David, NECJOGHA KAMPALA, UGANDA: The Fifty Second Greater Horn of Africa Climate Outlook Forum (GHACOF52) opens today May 27th in Addis Ababa Ethiopia under the theme “Mitigation of climate risks for resilience building”.