The World Bank Group on Wednesday made several announcements to scale up support for both climate adaptation and mitigation in Africa during the third One Planet Summit.
Kenya president Uhuru Kenyatta has committed his country’s willingness to increase forest cover to 10% by 2022 at the One Planet Summit discussions held at the UN complex in Gigiri.
French President Emmanuel Macron is in Kenya to attend the United Nations Environment Assembly in Nairobi.
Earth’s global surface temperature in 2018 was the fourth warmest since 1880, according to independent analyses by NASA and the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA).
A new NASA study shows that warming of the tropical oceans due to climate change could lead to a substantial increase in the frequency of extreme rain storms by the end of the century.
The Action Plan on Climate Change Adaptation and Resilience will be implemented starting June 30, 2021 through July 1, 2025.
A NASA-led, international study finds Asia’s high mountain glaciers are flowing more slowly in response to widespread ice loss, affecting freshwater availability downstream in India, Pakistan and China.