I live in a country where almost every one lacks access to affordable and constant electricity and to most basic social services. In fact, less than 10% of the population has access to electricity from the national grid – imagine that?
Thailand is located near to the equator and we have three seasons – hot, hotter and hottest!
Climate change action is the duty of all people living on earth. We can all help deliver a climate-smart future in a number of ways including using less energy, walking or biking instead of driving, growing more trees and saving water
When we gather in Marrakech for the UN Climate Conference (COP22) next month, days after the Paris Agreement goes into effect—with ratifications from 83 countries accounting for at least 55 percent of global greenhouse gas emissions secured—we have an important opportunity to remind ourselves of recent climate data.
Many African leaders and policy-makers are currently gathered in Washington DC for the World Bank and International Monetary Fund meetings and climate action is high on their agenda. The CIF’s Program Manager Mafalda Duarte offers some reflections of the CIF’s work with Africa.
When it comes to climate change, Africa is both on the frontlines and at the forefront.
A greener future depends on the widespread adoption of low carbon technologies. Through the Sustainable Development Goals and Paris climate agreement, world leaders have outlined a transformative agenda which heralds a shift from a fossil-fuel based global economy to one that is low carbon and climate resilient. And funding this future means we need to think in terms of trillions not billions.
Iscar Blanco, of Voice of America, speaks to reporters at a journalism training on clim
Outside my window, flickering lights dot the Petionville hillside, illuminating the night. These lights, however, are mostly a result of illegal connections, and no one is paying for them.