The world faces an invisible crisis of water quality. Its impacts are wider, deeper, and more uncertain than previously thought and require urgent attention. While much attention has focused on water quantity – too much water, in the case of floods; too...
By Afrobarometer The recent havoc caused by tropical cyclone Idai which struck the southern African countries of Mozambique, Zimbabwe and Malawi is a grim reminder that Africa remains the most vulnerable continent as far as climate change mitigation is concerned. A...
BY NECJOGHA TEAM Nairobi, Kenya- The Famine Early Warning Systems Network (FEWS NET) has warned that food insecurity is expected to worsen in many countries of the Greater Horn of Africa (GHA). FEWS NET is a leading provider of early warning...
By NECJOGHA TEAM Juba, South Sudan – The Famine Early Warning Systems Networks (FEWS NET) has said that despite normal and above normal rainfall in parts of South Sudan fighting between different groups is fanning famine. “Despite the implementation of the...
Countries in Africa can do more to develop tourism in protected areas, which would in turn create jobs in rural places, diversify and grow their economies and improve environmental resilience in the face of growing pressures, a report has...
International authoritative climate report states 2018 was the fourth warmest year on record A new State of the Climate report confirmed that 2018 was the fourth warmest year in records dating to the mid-1800s. Last year was the fourth warmest year on record...
Geneva, Switzerland - Switching to a plant-based diet can help fight climate change, UN experts have said. A major report on land use and climate change says the West's high consumption of meat and dairy produce is fuelling global warming. But...
African farmers need help to cope with the threats of climate change through national policies that make them more resilient, the UN Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) has declared, following a major conference on food security in Rwanda. The call comes...
By Henry Ridgwell / Voice of America   Climate change will hit many African countries more severely than previously thought, according to a new report. Researchers warn that rapid population growth means more and more people will be affected by extreme...
According to new data from the World Meteorological Organization and Copernicus Climate Change Programme, July at least equalled, if not surpassed, the hottest month in recorded history. This follows the warmest ever June on record. The data from the Copernicus...

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