NATURE-BASED SOLUTIONS are Vital to Reduce Greenhouse Gas by 2030

ENVIRONMENT: A key outcome of COP26 climate summit is the enhanced focus on “nature-based solutions”-the plans for people to work closely alongside nature to avert a planetary catastrophe. While there is emerging consensus around nature-based solutions (NbS), the overarching concept encompasses a wide range of approaches and actions that involve the ecosystem, which address societal […]

Who Will Be The Judge Of Countries’ Climate Plans?

CLIMATE CHANGE: Countries have until the end of next year to ensure their climate commitments meet the Paris agreement’s cap on global warming. But who will check that their promises really do stack up? There is no formal organisation tasked with making sure individual nations’ climate plans are on track The question is so sensitive […]

COP26 Summit: Tanzania President Samia’s Address in Glasgow-Scotland

CLIMATE CHANGE: Tanzanian President on Tuesday during her COP26 speech in Glascow, called on developed countries to fulfill climate finance goals of donating 100 billion US dollars by 2025 to facilitate the implementation of the Paris Agreement. The President of Tanzania criticised advanced societies” for “lagging behind” while developing nations like her own showed leadership […]

COP26: What Outcomes does Africa need from the Summit?

CLIMATE CHANGE: Africa is the most vulnerable continent to the effects of climate change due to its low adaptive capacity, as a result of financial and technological limitations. Despite contributing less than 5% of the world’s greenhouse gas emissions, the continent feels the effects of a warming planet more intensely than anywhere else. COP26 offers […]