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Explainer: The Role Of Nuclear Power In The Energy Transition Renewable Energy 1 Top story

Proponents argue that because nuclear energy does not require burning fossil fuels, it does not directly contribute to greenhouse gas emissions and climate change — which has led some to say that it could make the energy transition more feasible.
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International Community Meets to Discuss the Future of Nuclear Security 1 Top story

The conference under the theme “Shaping the Future” will focus on how to further strengthen global nuclear security and address challenges related to new risks, threats, and emerging technologies.
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The Feminists On A Mission To Grow Birding In Uganda birding enthusiasts 7 Top story

Men shaped the culture of birding and still dominate it, but that could soon change. It is a major milestone that Judith Mirembe’s Association has inspired women in Uganda Kenya, Rwanda, and Tanzania.
11:18
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Sharp Declines In Critical Mineral Prices Mask Risks of Future Energy Supply critical minerals 2

Prices for key minerals used in clean energy technologies dropped in 2023, but new IEA analysis shows need for greater and more diversified investment to support efforts to reach energy and climate goals.
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Climate Change: Environmental Activists Ask Gov’t To Fund, Scale Up Agroecology 2 2

Led by Xavia Ejoi, the Executive Director of Action Aid Uganda, the activists made this plea while speaking at the opening day of the two-day climate justice week of action symposium. The symposium organized to raise awareness about the environment and climate change as part of Climate Justice Week is taking place at Makerere University School of Public Health Auditorium.
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Women Call For Improved Access To Information, Climate Change Financing 3

Participants suggested several strategies to improve information dissemination and financial access for women. These include community-based programs, using local languages in information campaigns, and increasing collaboration with women's groups. Additionally, they called for greater investment in gender-responsive climate initiatives that provide women with the tools and resources needed to lead climate action.
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Flash Foods Displace Hundreds in Dokolo

The most affected areas are sub-counties of Adeknino, Kangai, Okwongodul, Kwera, and Agwata Town Council. Residents of these areas has either taken refuge at nearby primary schools or are renting houses in areas which are not submerged.
19:20
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$2.2 Billion Mobilized For Clean Cooking Access in Africa 1

International Energy Agency Executive Director Fatih Birol said the Summit has delivered an emphatic commitment to an issue that has been ignored by too many people, for too long.
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UWA Suspends Hiking To Margherita In Rwenzori National Park 1 Top story

Dr. Lily Ajarova, Chief Executive Officer, Uganda Tourism Board (Left) and Golola Moses, Uganda’s Kick Boxing Champion (Right) at the Margherita peak. statement from the authority on Tuesday said the decision comes as a precautionary measure after what UWA described as a comprehensive assessment by its team.
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African Ministers Attend Summit on Clean Cooking 2

Clean Cooking Alliance (CCA) estimates that 2.3 billion people–including nearly 4/5 Africans–have no choice but to cook with polluting fuels, open fires, or inefficient stoves.
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Military Deploys To Keep Abim Gold Rush Site Out Of Bounds 3 1

It follows a directive from President Yoweri Kaguta Museveni close the mine site to allow a formalization of mining activities in the area. The President's directive was conveyed to the leaders of Abim by Phiona Nyamutoro, the Minister of State for Energy and Mineral Development while touring the gold mine on Thursday.
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Fresh Mudslides Leave Nine Dead in Kasese 1

The affected areas are in several sub-counties including Kyondo, Nyakabingo, Kyalhumba, Muhokya, and Kilembe Sub-counties.
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Flash Floods Wash Away Bridges in Napak 2 5

The most affected areas are in the sub-counties of Lotome, Kangole Town Council, Poron, and Apeitolim.
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Mahango Sub County Residents in Panic After Destructive Mudslide Mudslides

The deceased; Edmond Bwamblae, 30, his wife Felesi Mbabu 23 and the couple’s one-year-old baby were buried in debris after their house was swept away.
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Pictorial; Rising Water Levels Threaten Parts of Kisiima I Island

Residents who have lived in Kisiima I for the past 30 years claim that the island which measured about 200 acres in the early 1990s now remains with only 45 acres.
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CSOs Push for Localized Climate Change Awareness as Gov’t Lay Strategies to Secure Funds World Bank 1 4

With various climate-related issues increasingly evident, Mundulu believes it's imperative to advance the climate change narrative. However, she stresses the importance of adapting global processes to suit local contexts. She asserts that events like COP28 meetings hold significance for communities, underscoring the need to integrate global discussions into local frameworks effectively.
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NARO Partners With Rwenzururu To Transform Agriculture In Rwenzori 1

A statement from NARO on Friday said the partnership is a strategic alliance focused on enhancing the dissemination and adoption of technologies, innovations, and management practices (TIMPs) generated by NARO.
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Why Protecting Environmental Journalists Matters 1 Top story

Environmental journalists are a vital part of combating the triple planetary crisis. Yet, they increasingly face harassment, assault and more.
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WWF Launches Green School Project to Curb Effects of Climate Change in Rwenzori Region 3 4

Representing the WWF Country Director at the launch held at Kanyampara Primary School in Bukara Sub county in Bunyangabu District, Simon Peter Weredwong said that the project is envisaged to create a green and healthy school environment where children will access knowledge to create sustainable and climate resilience change locally.
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