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African ministers gather in Egypt to tackle climate change
African ministers and experts of over 50 states gathered in Cairo Wednesday to discuss the environmental challenges facing the continent topped by climate change.
UN: African Robin Hood tax could fund climate adaptation efforts
Tax on finance, trade and tourism could net estimated $13 billion a year to help countries face expected extreme weather impacts
Africa has ‘no responsibility’ for climate change: Sisi
“African countries have no historical responsibility for global warming,” said President Abdel Fatah al-Sisi Wednesday.
Cairo Post
India to partner with Africa to fight climate change
Ahead of the UN climate conference in Paris later this year, India on Wednesday said that adaptation and mitigation must be accorded "equal" importance and assured that it will partner with African nations to fight climate change while taking cooperation to a "new level".
Investing in disaster resilience vital for sustainable development – senior UN official
Reducing poverty, improving health and education for all, achieving of sustainable and equitable economic growth and protecting the health of our planet now depend on the management of disaster risks in the day-to-day decisions of governments, companies, investors, civil society organizations, households and individuals, according to a new United Nations report out today
UN News Centre
Quick progress seen on EU carbon market reform despite impasse
Swift progress is expected in the EU Council on a proposal to create a reserve to hold surplus carbon dioxide allowances under the EU Emissions Trading System, representatives from industry and the European Commission said Wednesday.
UN prepares for disaster deal to address climate change risk
Proposed new UN-backed framework to help countries prepare for future extreme weather events in a warming world
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