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Uganda’s Karamajong pastoralists severely affected by climate change

Sylvia Atugonza Kapello (UN News Centre  video capture)

The ability of the semi-nomadic pastoralist communities in Uganda’s Karamoja region to move freely is being hampered by changing weather patterns. That’s according to a climate and development expert who works with the…

28 Sep 2014 /

Nepali women on "frontline of climate change", says activist

Alina Saba, research and community organizer in Nepal.  Photo:  UN Non-Governmental Liaison Service NGLS

Women in Nepal are "on the frontlines of climate change" because as subsistence farmers, they are the ones who…

24 Sep 2014 /

Pacific Island youth do not want to become "climate refugees"

Christina Ora, from the Solomon Islands.  Photo/UN Non-Governmental Liaison Service NGLS

Climate refugee is not a label a young person would want to be given, an activist with the Pacific…

24 Sep 2014 /

Africa Clean Energy Corridors to reduce pollution on continent

Solar volatic panels in Thies, Senegal.  UN Photo/Sean Sprague

An initiative to deliver cleaner energy to African households will help reduce pollution and dependency on diesel and other…

24 Sep 2014 /
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