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Ghana remains committed to Paris Agreement on Climate Change – Akufo-Addo

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Ghana will continue to dedicate its efforts towards implementing commitments made during the Paris Declaration on Climate Change, President Nana Addo Dankwa AkuffoAddo has...
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IMF Boss Advise Countries to Fulfill Paris Climate Deal

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Managing Director of the International Monetary Fund (IMF) Christine Lagarde on Friday urged countries to get real on meeting the commitment of Paris Agreement...

AfDB unveils pilot phase of Adaptation Benefits Mechanism

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African Development Bank has taken another giant step by launching pilot phase of Adaptation Benefits Mechanism. The Adaptation Benefits Mechanism (ABM) is an...
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Rwanda Unveils Paris Agreement On Climate Change Plan

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Rwanda on Monday launched Nationally Determined Contribution Partnership Plan that seeks to guide the country's implementation of its commitments to the Paris Agreement on...
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Rwanda launches national plan for Paris Agreement on climate change

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Rwanda on Monday launched Nationally Determined Contribution Partnership Plan that seeks to guide the country's implementation of its commitments to the Paris Agreement on...
(From L-R)Ethiopian Prime Minister Haile Mariam Dessalegn, Guinean President Alpha Conde, Benin President Thomas Boni Yayi, French President Francois Hollande, Gabon President Ali Bongo and Ghana President John Dramani Mahama hold a press conference following a lunch at the Elysee Palace to honor the African presidents involved in sustainable development regarding the COP21 in Paris, France, Nov.10, 2015. The 2015 United Nations Climate Change Conference (COP 21) will take place from Nov. 30 to Dec. 11 in Paris, with the objective is to achieve a legally binding and universal agreement on climate change. (Xinhua/Theo Duval)

Accra and 8 African Megacities Pledge to Enforcing Their Paris Agreement

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Cities will develop Climate Action Plans that deliver on the objectives of the Paris Agreement, with support from C40 and the German Federal Ministry...
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Ghana validating climate resilience initiative

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GIZ, a German Development Agency, in collaboration with the Munich Climate Insurance Initiative (MCII), is partnering countries including Ghana to develop a climate resilience...
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Italy, UN sign MOU to launch climate change fellowship

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The Government of Italy and UN Climate Change have signed a new Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to launch a new Fellowship Programme aimed at...
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COP23 Conference Receive Eco-Friendly Performance Certification

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The UN Conference of Parties (COP23) on Climate Change that closed in Bonn on Friday has been awarded as the first UN Climate Change...
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Global CO2 Emissions Decrease

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After a decade of rapid growth, there is a strong decrease in the growth rates of global CO2 emissions over the past years, sending...
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World Leaders Take Turns At UN Climate Change Conference

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The UN climate change conference in Bonn which began on November 6, 2017 is expected to end on Friday, November 17, 2017. Ministers from around...

Africa’s Response to “Partnerships for Implementation of the Paris Agreement”

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When? Wednesday, 15 November 2017 – 11:30 to 14:45 Where? COP23, Bonn, Bonn Zone, Room 8 COP23 will celebrate Africa Day, a joint initiative of the...
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Global Community Urged To Work Faster On Emission

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The UN Secretary General, Antonio Guterres, has urged the global community to work faster on emission, adaptation, finance, partnership and leadership in its resolve...

Finance Minister Moves Parliament To Approve Financial Policy

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“Rt. Hon. Speaker, Honourable Members of Parliament, on the authority of the President of the Republic, Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo, I beg to move...

Stakeholders Urged To Source Resource To Mitigate Climate Change

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Professor Kwabena Frimpong-Boateng, the Minister of Environment, Science, Technology and Innovation, has called on Ghanaian stakeholders in climate change negotiations to unite in their...
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Agriculture In Ghana Vulnerable To Climate Change

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Mr Kingsley Kwako Amoako, Head of Environment and Climate Unit at the Ministry of Food and Agriculture has said Ghana needs to embrace global...
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Young People Concerned About North American Free Trade Agreement

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Young people from Canada and United States of America have called on Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau to show climate leadership by incorporating and...
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25 Cities Pledge on Becoming Emissions Neutral

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C40 to support 9 Sub-Saharan African cities to create Paris Compliant Climate Action Plans, thanks to German Government The mayors of 25 pioneering cities, including Accra,...
The debilitating impact of climate change

USA Coalition Express Commitments To Accelerate Climate Change Actions

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A coalition of USA governors, mayors, business leaders and college presidents from America participating in the ongoing Climate negotiations in Bonn, Germany,...
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WHO, UNFCCC Sign MOU To Tackle Climate Change Health Issues

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The World Health Organisation (WHO) and the United Nations Climate Change Secretariat (UNFCCC) have signed a new Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to renew...
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Ghana Makes Effort Towards Paris Climate Change Agreement

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Ghana is currently formulating a multi sectoral Nationally Determined Contributions (NDCs) implementation plan which is being prepared with the involvement of all the line...

New Initiatives To Coordinate Climate Actions Announced At Bonn

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Global cities and communities announced new initiatives at the ongoing UN Climate Change Conference to coordinate their many climate action commitments better and deliver...
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COP23 Announce Ambitious Clean Energy Development

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Various leaders and actors from a wide range of sectors attending the UN Conference of Parties (COP23) on Climate Change, on Friday announced a...
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COP23 Demands That Greenhouse Emissions Be Cut

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A total of 25,000 visitors are attending the United Nations conference of Parties (COP23) on climate change currently underway in Bonn, Germany. The conference which...
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EIB Makes Largest Climate Change Financial Contribution

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The European Investment Bank (EIB) plans to invest around USD 100 billion in climate action in and outside of Europe within the five years...
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World leaders To Hold Climate Change Conference Without Trump

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World leaders and parties to the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) would converge in Bonn, November 6 to 17 2017 for...
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U.S. withdrawal from Paris Agreement will impact developing nations: ECA

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The withdrawal of the United States from Paris Agreement will have massive implications on U.S. support to the financing of climate actions in the...
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Developing countries stands to gain from US pull out from Paris Agreement

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Mr. Murombedzi said in joining other countries in 2015 in promising to curb carbon dioxide and other greenhouse gas emissions, the US was leading...
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United States withdraw from the Paris Agreement

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A top United States official abruptly left the Group of Seven (G-7) environmental ministerial talks in Bologna on Sunday, just a few hours after...
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Paris Agreement exit could further sour U.S. relations with key allies

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With the decision to leave the landmark 2015 global accord to fight climate change, President Donald Trump could further sour Washington's relations with key...