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10:16
10:16

Lake Victoria Water Level Close to Highest Ever Recorded – Minister river nile 1

Lake Victoria water level is only 0.08 meters away from the highest level ever recorded in May 1964, Government has warned.
07:41
07:41

Wakiso Farmers Irrigate Crops in Rain Season, Count Loses drought 3 2 Top story

Eng. Nicholas Lubanga, one of the officials from the Water and Environment Ministry overseeing the project, says the mistakes that lead to loss of the crops could be expected since it was the first time for the farmers to interface with irrigation technology.
11:32
11:32

Speaker Kadaga Advocates for Tree Planting at all Public Gatherings Parliament 1 1

The Speaker of Parliament, Rebecca Kadaga, has advocated for tree planting at every public or social gathering as a way of mitigating the adverse effects of climate change.
16:26
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NFA to Restore Bamboo in Ogom Forest Reserve, Pader Climate Change 2 Top story

Jimmy Ouna, the NFA Northern Regional Manager says the move is aimed at restoring bamboo plants that were depleted from the forest reserve over the years due to encroachment and high demands. Ouna says NFA plans to restore bamboo on 100 hectares’ piece of land at the forest reserve to increase the forest cover.
08:21
08:21

'You Are Failing US' -Teenager Tells World Leaders as Nations Announce Fresh Climate Action global warming 3 1 Top story

Thunberg was speaking directly to dozens of Heads of State and Government, business leaders, and senior representatives from civil society from around the world, who lined up to promise far-reaching steps to beat climate change, at the day-long event, held at the Organization’s New York headquarters on Monday.
19:28
19:28

Commonwealth Parliamentary Conference: Delegates Criticize Gov’ts On Global Warming Climate Change 1 Top story

A section of delegates at the ongoing 64th Commonwealth Parliamentary Conference (CPC) today criticized governments for allegedly not taking steps to curb the increasing effects of climate change.
08:04
08:04

Climate Change ‘Hitting Harder and Sooner’ Than Forecast – Report global warming 1

The scientists argue that the net-zero emissions needed to stabilize the climate requires both an acceleration in the use of non-carbon energy sources and a rapid decline in the global share of fossil fuels in the energy mix. However, the global energy system is still dominated by fossil fuel sources despite extraordinary growth in renewable fuels over the past decade.
18:50
18:50

Experts Meet in Kampala For Uganda’s Climate Technology Needs climate change 1 2

Speaking on behalf the National Council For Science and Technology (UNCST, The Executive Secretary, Dr. Peter Ndemere said climate technology is critical in facilitating countries’ climate adaptation and mitigation actions.
07:34
07:34

Acholi Chiefs Call for an End to Environment Destruction acholi chiefdom 2 1

David Amone, the Acholi Chiefdom Production Officer and member of the Acholi Working Committee on Charcoal said they are developing an environment action program to protect and preserve the environment.
11:14
11:14

Mak Seeks Funding to Support Poverty Eradication Programs Makerere University 3 1

Prof. Barnabas Nawangwe, the institution’s Vice Chancellor decried the reduced funding citing that JICA withdrew funding “at a time when East Africa needed it the most.”
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14:17

African Governments Asked to Tame Rising Temperatures renewable energy 1

The report warns that without urgent action to reduce emissions, the occurrence of climate shocks and stresses in the Africa region are expected to get much worse adding that there is mounting evidence that higher temperatures have worsened drought and humanitarian disaster in East Africa.
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Restoring Degraded Forests A Tall Order - Govt uganda 2 1

During the 2014 Bonn Challenge at the Climate Change summit in in New York, USA, President, Yoweri Museveni pledged Ugandas commitment to restore 2.5m hectares of degraded forests by 2030
18:11
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Joint Statement on the Visit of Indian Prime Minister uganda 1 Top story

Prime Minister Modi was accorded a high-level ceremonial welcome on arrival. During the visit, he held bilateral discussions with President Museveni at State House, Entebbe on Wednesday 24th July 2018. President Museveni hosted a state banquet in the honour of the visiting Prime Minister.
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EAC Extractive Sector Trapped In Environmental Politics, Violence climate change 1 3

Eria Serwajja, a lecturer at Makerere University, says investigations conducted in Lolung Artisanal mine in Moroto district show that women live precarious lives in the periphery of artisanal Gold mines in Karamoja.
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18:29

New Palm Oil Cultivators Cautioned against Excitement gobierno 7 1

Deo Miiro Mpolampola, a farmer of Mwena Village B in Kalangala town Council says the promoters of the project exaggerated its benefits, creating misconceptions among the intending cultivators. According to Miiro, the Vegetable oil project has numerous challenges which the intending out-growers are not made to understand before embracing the project.
09:46
09:46

Kalangala Residents Protest Ban On Rice Growing sub county 1 3

Maurice Bafiilawala, the Kalangala District Forestry Officer, says up to 7,000 acres of forest cover have been cleared by the farmers for rice growing.
16:03
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Africa Carbon Forum Underway in Nairobi climate change

The Forum under the theme; Climate Action for Sustainable Development: Driving Change in Africa comes amidst calls on African countries including Uganda, to establish own climate funding mechanisms. Kenya is among the few African countries that have enacted Climate Change laws and generated its own funds to cater for climate change disasters.
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