Year: 2022

ecosystems - climateaction
Saving the Planet

Climate change mitigation: Africa must prioritize the restoration of depleting ecosystems

According to the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP), the world loses about 10 million hectares of forest (about 114,763 km²). It also revealed in a report that the degradation of ecosystems is already affecting the lives of about 40% of the world’s population and that soil erosion and other forms

#YouthADAPT Challenge - climateaction
Saving the Planet Opportunities

Youth-led MSME or Innovator? Apply for the #YouthADAPT Challenge 2022 to drive climate change adaptation and resilience

Global Center on Adaptation (GCA), African Development Bank (AfDB), and Climate Investment Funds have launched the second edition of the African Youth Adaptation Solutions #YouthAdapt Challenge.   #YouthADAPT Challenge is an annual competition and awards program for youth-led enterprises (50% women-led) and seeks to boost sustainable job creation through support

WMO - Climateaction
News

Climate Change in Africa Can Destabilize ‘Countries and Entire Regions’ – WMO

The State of the Climate in Africa 2021 reveals that rainfall patterns are disrupted, glaciers are disappearing and key lakes are shrinking   Water stress and hazards like withering droughts and devastating floods are hitting African communities, economies and ecosystems hard, according to a new report launched on Thursday by

Climate change - climateaction
Opportunities

Highlighting the Business Opportunities in Climate Change 

Today, the main focus of climate change conversation is mitigation. Solutions for mitigating or even eliminating the causes or effects of climate change are referred to as mitigation.   Although adaptation is just as vital as mitigation in terms of combating climate change, it somehow gets less attention.   Adaptation

ClimaTech - climateaction
Opportunities

Apply for ClimaTech RUN 2022

ClimaTech Run is a multi-stage, international initiative for digital artists and tech entrepreneurs who are all passionate about sustainability and a brighter future for everyone.   the Ministry of Environment, the Ministry of Communications and Information Technology, and the Ministry of International Cooperation in Egypt. The ClimaTech competition links technology

cooling - climateaction
Opportunities Saving the Planet

Apply! This Is Cool Challenge by Sustainable Cooling for All

In a world being threatened by global warming, access to sustainable cooling has become a necessity and an issue of equity.   Heatwaves kill 12,000 people per year today, a number projected to rise to 255,000 by 2050 unless we adapt to the threat. The analysis for 2022 shows that

flood - climateaction
Saving the Planet

Climate change: Pakistan floods show developing countries have it worse off

Climate change is causing a rise in global temperatures which in turn is increasing the moisture the atmosphere can hold. This is resulting in heavy rains and floods which are wreaking havoc on communities and are resulting in a number of problems — contaminated water supplies, displacements, diseases, inability to

loss and damage - climateaction
Saving the Planet

Africa: A look at loss and damage in the climate conversation

Africa is facing irreversible climate-related disasters such as droughts, heatwaves, cyclones, and flooding.   This has affected the continent in areas including food, and water security, and has spelled both greater economic impact on crops, infrastructure, and non-economic impact on human health and mobility, territory, cultural heritage and traditions, indigenous

content - climateaction
Opportunities

Climateaction.africa is hiring: Community Manager and Content Writers/Researchers

Climateaction.africa is a proudly African NGO working at the forefront of Africa’s climate action ecosystem.   We are currently looking for qualified individuals to fill up the following roles in our organization:   - Researcher (Lagos) - Community Manager (Lagos) - Content Writers (Lagos & Anambra)   CONTENT WRITERS/RESEARCHERS  

carbon - climateaction
Saving the Planet

Emissions budget and why carbon inequality is a disserve to Africa

Climate change is one of the biggest environmental crises we currently face because its impact is felt in almost every aspect of our lives: water, food, wellbeing, etc.   In a bid to tackle the climate crisis, the global community established SDGs, adopted the Paris Climate Agreement, and proposed o

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