The role of the media in addressing climate change

Interview with the Communications specialist Víctor Santillán on the First Peruvian National Communicators Workshop View the story The Role of the Media in Addressing Climate Change Interview with the communications specialist Víctor Santillán on the First Peruvian National Communicators Workshop By Cesar Henrique Arrais On September 6-7, 21 journalists representing various types of media from […]

El rol de los medios frente al cambio climático

Entrevista con el especialista en comunicaciones Víctor Santillán, sobre el primer Taller Nacional de Comunicadores y Periodistas sobre Cambio Climático en el Perú View the story El rol de los medios frente al cambio climático Entrevista con el especialista en comunicaciones Víctor Santillán, sobre el primer Taller Nacional de Comunicadores y Periodistas sobre Cambio Climático […]

Colombia Hosts Event on Sectoral Experiences in Its NAP Process

Colombia organiza taller sobre las experiencias sectoriales en el proceso de su PNACC

On October 11, Colombia’s National Planning Department (DNP) and the Ministry of Environment and Sustainable Development (MADS) co-hosted the event “Advancing in Climate Change Adaptation: Sectoral Experiences.” The event aimed to foster knowledge sharing and strengthening of sectoral capacities in the formulation of adaptation strategies to climate change, contributing to Colombia’s National Adaptation Plan (NAP) […]

Blog Perspective: Zimbabwe’s National Adaptation Plan experience

By Emily F. Matingo, Climate Change Scientist, Ministry of Lands, Agriculture, Water, Climate and Rural Resettlement, Zimbabwe

Zimbabwe is experiencing more hot and fewer cold days than before as a result of climate change and climate variability. The country’s annual mean surface temperature has warmed by about 0.40C from 1900 to 2000. Zimbabwe’s third National Communication to the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) asserts that the period from 1980 […]

Thailand hosts Peer Learning Summit on climate change adaptation

Bangkok, October 1, 2018—Thailand’s Office of National Resources and Environmental Policy and Planning hosts a summit this week on strategies for achieving the Paris Agreement’s goals for preparing for the impacts of climate change. The peer learning summit on “The role of the National Adaptation Plan (NAP) process in advancing the implementation of the adaptation […]

Ghana’s Vision for National Adaptation Planning

By Philip Antwi-Agyei (Ph.D.), Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology, Kumasi, Ghana; and Antwi-Boasiako Amoah (Ph.D.), Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), Ghana

Ghana’s climate is changing. Increasing temperatures, changing rainfall patterns, stronger and less predictable storms will all present a serious challenge to the people of Ghana and their livelihoods, including farmers, herders, foresters and tourism operators, among others. This will have significant repercussions for the attainment of the Sustainable Development Goals. With the agriculture sector employing […]