Africa World 

African leaders demand fulfilment of climate change pledges

– – Twenty four African leaders have urged wealthier nations to fulfil their aid pledges for tackling climate change. They contend that this will enable the African continent to enhance the fight against climate change effects for which it shares little blame. The African ministers made the demand in a communique at the close of a three-day forum in the… Read More
Africa World 

Climate action project backed by blockchain technology launches

– – Open Forest Protocol (OFP) – an open platform to transparently measure, verify and fund forestation projects with blockchain technology – has gone live and is ready to accelerate climate action by onboarding projects on the carbon neutral NEAR Protocol. The announcement signifies the beginning of one of the first open and free, Measurement, Reporting and Verification (MRV) services accessible to forestation projects… Read More
Africa Business Ghana World 

Ghana: Climate risks could cost transport sector $3.9 billion

– – A new report estimates that by 2050 climate risks could cause damage worth $3.9 billion in Ghana’s transport sector. But the report also offers a roadmap that could prevent the worst from happening. It also highlights extensive efforts by the government to counter climate risks. The potential damage of $3.9 billion is thrice the investment of $1.3 billion… Read More