Toute l'actu sur la protection de l'environnement

Tag: COP27

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NIGERIA : Lagos accueille un forum CLEAN-Air pour lutter contre la pollution de l’air

Du 8 au 12 juillet 2024, Lagos sera l’épicentre de la lutte contre la pollution de l’air en Afrique. C’est à la faveur du forum CLEAN-Air qui réunira plus de 300 experts de 40 pays dans la capitale économique du Nigéria. Cet événement crucial vise à partager des connaissances, établir des collaborations et promouvoir des interventions durables pour améliorer la qualité de l’air dans les villes africaines.

Le Mouvement camerounais pour la justice climatique : une initiative cruciale face à la déforestation

Greenpeace Afrique a annoncé le 5 juin 2024, le lancement officiel du Mouvement Camerounais pour la Justice Climatique (MCJC), une coalition regroupant près de 40 organisations de la société civile à travers les 10 régions du Cameroun. Ce mouvement vise à coordonner les efforts locaux pour lutter contre la déforestation et promouvoir des actions concrètes en faveur de la protection de l’environnement au Cameroun.

DRC: Haut-Uele hosts new Usaid-funded resilience project

As part of its « Alliance for Biodiversity Protection and Development » project, the United States Agency for International Development (USAID) has signed a partnership agreement with Sofibanque to support the development of inclusive and sustainable small and medium-sized enterprises in the Haut-Uele province of the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC). This partnership aims to improve living conditions for local communities and reduce pressure on natural resources around Garamba National Park and the Kibali gold mine.

COP28: will the loss and damage fund reach the $100 billion mark?

The fund designed to finance climate « loss and damage » in vulnerable countries was adopted on Thursday 30 November 2023, on the first day of the 28th United Nations Climate Change Conference (COP28) in Dubai. The establishment of this fund is the practical expression of the main promise made at COP27 in Egypt, where the mechanism was approved in principle but not adopted. Nearly six countries have already announced their contributions to this fund, but we are still a long way from the 100 billion dollars expected by developing countries.

AFRICA: natural capital is gradually being taken into account

Long ignored and plundered by essentially capitalist exploitation, Africa’s natural capital is now emerging as a guarantee of a green economy and an opportunity for global climate action. Studied, quantified and sustainably developed, the potential of Africa’s natural capital offers opportunities that complement private capital flows and official development assistance.

EAST AFRICA: drought is starving more than 43 million people

The extreme drought that has been affecting the Horn of Africa since 2020 has not finished spreading its human consequences. In a report published on 15 July 2023, the United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA) states that more than 43 million people are in need of humanitarian aid and 2.7 million others have been displaced in Ethiopia, Kenya and Somalia as a result of the drought affecting these countries in the Horn of Africa.

AFRICA: Arlette Soudan-Nonault, a voice for climate justice

On the occasion of the 38th International Women’s Day, Environnementales highlights the opinion of Arlette Soudan-Nonault, in the great concert of climate action. Concerned about an Africa unfairly hit by natural disasters, the Congolese Minister for the Environment, Sustainable Development and the Congo Basin demands openness and concreteness during major international meetings on environmental protection.