Month: August 2022

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

climate - climateaction
Advocacy Saving the Planet

Pairing climate policies with voting right is crucial for effective climate action

The issue of climate change is a major threat to the well-being of people in Africa - increased temperature resulting in deadly heatwaves, varying rainfall resulting in flooding in some areas, and droughts in others which, in turn, is leading to reduced agricultural production and increased food insecurity.   As

compost - climateaction
Saving the Planet

Compost: A two-way solution for climate change and managing food waste

Food loss is exacerbating hunger and food insecurity globally.   According to the United Nations Environmental Programme (UNEP) Food Waste Index, 1.3 billion tonnes of food is either lost or wasted yearly, across the world.   Also, a report published in July 2021 by the Food and Agriculture Organization, the

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