Robert Bakiika, a Ugandan Civil Society activist who joined the march said the move seeks to pile pressure on developed nations that are yet to ratify the second commitment of the Doha agreement for cutting down on carbon emissions.
The experts in a message to mark World Mountains Day marked on 11th December say many glaciers around the mountains are retreating under influence of rising temperatures, making them key indicators of climate change.
Adnan Z. Amin, the Director-General of the International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA) told a media dialogue at the UN Climate Change Conference in Lima, Peru that renewable energy technology costs have in the past six years been declining at the time when fossil fuel extraction costs rise.
Officials from the Climate Technology Centre Network (CTCN) confirmed that Uganda's Ministry of Energy asked for technical support over the potential of beginning geothermal power generation in areas of Buranga, Kibiro and Panyimur.
Seyni Nafo, the African Group spokesperson says recent pledges to the Green Climate Fund are a small step. Funding around US$ 2.4 billion per year is not close to the actual need, and is a far cry from the $100 billion pledged for each year to 2020.
The assessment compiled the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change-UNFCCC standing committee on finance, is the first of its kind to put together information and data on financial flows supporting emission reductions and adaptation within the countries and through international support.