29-Nov-2022 to 10:38

Rwanda joins global drive to end plastic pollution

APA - Kigali (Rwanda) — Rwanda has joined nations at the first session of the Intergovernmental Negotiating Committee (INC1) taking place in Uruguay to begin drafting a global treaty to end plastic pollution.

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21-Nov-2022 to 20:13

COP27: Rwanda welcomes climate damages fund

APA - Kigali (Rwanda) — The Rwandan government on Monday welcomed the outcomes of the 27th United Nations Climate Change Conference, known as COP27.

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21-Nov-2022 to 03:57

COP27 ends with landmark ‘Loss and Damage’ climate deal

APA-Pretoria (South Africa) — The two-week UN Climate Change 27th Conference of the Parties (COP27) ended on Sunday in the Egyptian port city of Sharm el-Sheik, with an agreement to set up a “Lost and Damage Fund” to assist developing countries to respond to the negative impact of the changing climate.

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17-Nov-2022 to 09:58

It's make or break for Africa's oceans, scientists warn

APA-Gqeberha (South Africa) — Leading marine researchers and scientists caution that it's make-or-break for Africa's governments to enact and enforce ocean policies.

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16-Nov-2022 to 18:02

African cities urged to harness power of nature for cooling

APA - Kigali (Rwanda) — The UN Environment Programme (UNEP) on Wednesday announced a new initiative on the sidelines of the 27th United Nations Climate Change Conference (COP 27) - the Nature for Cool Cities Challenge, which incentivizes cities to use the cooling power of nature especially in Africa.

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16-Nov-2022 to 09:26

Developed countries backtrack from climate change pledges – Group

APA-Pretoria (South Africa) — There has been a noticeable change in the attitude of developed countries to finance the pledges they made in 2009 to fund at least $100 billion annually towards climate change adaptation for developing countries, APA learnt on Wednesday.

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15-Nov-2022 to 18:02

Rwanda launches new €46m facility to finance public sector climate action

APA - Kigali (Rwanda) — Rwanda launched a new facility that will invest in climate action led by the public sector on the sidelines of COP27 in Sharm El-Sheik, Egypt.

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