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Tag: Climate change

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AFRICA: pre-COP28 negotiations show no promise for the continent

The Bonn Conference on Climate Change (also known as SB58) ended on 15 June 2023 at the headquarters of the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) in Germany. This was the last chance for climate negotiators to meet before COP28 in Dubai in December. But the 10-day talks ended without any clear, concrete commitments from developed countries on the recurring problem of financing climate action in low-income countries, particularly in sub-Saharan Africa.

Charles Balogoun: « Over 70% of arable land is already degraded

Oyéoussi Charles Balogoun is the Africa Representative of the NGO Panel under the United Nations Convention to Combat Desertification (UNCCD). The Civil Society Panel (CSO Panel) of the United Nations Convention to Combat Desertification (UNCCD) represents nearly 500 organisations accredited to the Convention. Charles Balogoun is also the Global President and Chairman of the Board of the non-governmental organisation (NGO) Afrique Espérance. He answers ENVIRONNEMENTALES’s questions on the state of desertification in Africa.

CAMEROON: A network of journalists on climate change is launched

An organisation of journalists on climate change has been launched in Cameroon. It is the Cameroon branch of the Network of African Journalists on Sustainable Development and Climate Change. Barely created, the young branch called Rjacc-Kamer is already hard at work. The aim is to publish a scientific study in preparation for the COP 27 climate conference to be held in November 2022 in Egypt.

TANZANIA: 25zero climbs Kilimanjaro to raise awareness of climate change

25zero is a project that involves mountaineering, monitoring equatorial glacial melt and raising awareness of the impacts of climate change. In the run-up to the 27th UN climate conference in November 2022 in Egypt, the green mountaineering project will launch an expedition in June 2022 to Mount Kilimanjaro. Africa’s highest peak is known for its summit ice cap, which has been shrinking rapidly since the beginning of the 20th century and is expected to disappear completely by 2040.