Big crowds rally in rainy Glasgow for COP26 climate action

 · Tens of thousands of protesters marched on Saturday through rainy downtown Glasgow, and in many other cities around the world, to demand bolder action at the U.N. climate conference. On stage, speakers sounded the alarm over the threat of global warming to food security. Since the climate talks began, national delegations have been working to agree on technical details for the final pact, to ...

Protests at COP26 Climate Summit Call on U.K. to Block ...

 · As the U.K. government tries to claim the mantle of climate leadership at the U.N. Climate Change Conference, we speak with Mary Church, head of …

5 takeaways from Day 5 of COP26: Kids in the streets ...

 · Several analysts urged caution about the International Energy Agency's (IEA) assessment that global warming could be limited to 1.8 degrees Celsius above pre-industrial levels by 2100, if all ...

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Who we are - Copia Global

Meaning "abundance" in Latin, Copia was founded in 2013 by Silicon Valley veterans, Tracey Turner and Jonathan Lewis. Their vision was to bring the power of mobile commerce to middle and low-income Africans, transforming this historically neglected market into empowered global consumers. Starting in Kenya, where Tracey previously lived ...

Police marksman on the run after killing his colleague at ...

 · A police marksman is on the run after he shot and killed his colleague at a camp in the troubled Laikipia County. Constable Robert Longare is missing with his G3 rifle that was loaded with 20 ...

Uganda's 'Dr. Gladys' honored by U.N. for work linking ...

2  · Uganda's 'Dr. Gladys' honored by U.N. for work linking conservation and health. The United Nations on Dec. 7 recognized Gladys Kalema-Zikusoka as one of its "champions of the Earth" for ...

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Office Manager (Gulu, Uganda) (Uganda) Green Powered Technology, LLC (GPTech) is an energy and engineering consulting firm based in Arlington, ia. We were established in 2010 with a vision of employing innovative solutions to sustainably manage the Earth's resources and to meet society's needs. GPTech offers technical, financing, and ...

COPs and robbers - Blog - Transparency.org

The world's biggest annual climate conference, COP26, is underway in Glasgow. Despite the promise of "the most inclusive COP ever", activists have had to follow negotiations from the sidelines.Representatives of major gas and oil companies, however, have continued to rub shoulders with decision-makers, just like in previous years.. Earlier this week, news broke that government leaders ...

PM Modi to highlight climate change issues at COP26 ...

 · New Delhi [India], October 28 (ANI): Noting that India is taking ambitious action on expanding clean and renewable energy, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday said he will highlight the need to comprehensively address climate change issues at the COP26 Summit including equitable distribution of carbon space.

COP26: A Call to End the War on Mother Nature :: Uganda ...

 · "We can't continue to push nature into a corner and expect it to deliver. We want it to sequester carbon, to provide the buffers for the high storms and mangroves and to be the lungs of the world. But when we mess with nature, nature will send us these invoices in the forms of greater intensity storms, more fires, more heatwaves and more droughts", the Executive Director of UNEP, Inger ...

Amotekun impounds 50 unregistered vehicles in Ondo

 · The Ondo State Security Network Agency, also known as Amotekun Corps, on Thursday said it had impounded no fewer than 50 unregistered vehicles in …

COP26: Call to end War on Mother Nature

 · Deforestation in Uganda. PHOTO BY WWF. Glasgow, Scotland | THE INDEPENDENT | Mother Nature took centre stage as the pivotal UN climate conference reached the halfway point, with millions taking to the streets of the cities around the world with a call to invest in nature-based solutions and a greener approach to farming. Nature is critical to our survival: it provides the oxygen we need to ...

What happened at COP26? | The Economist

 · If COP 26 ends at its allotted time on Friday evening, the Mexican and Russian negotiators have promised, Archie Young, Britain's lead negotiator, will receive a bottle of tequila and a bottle ...

Kenya: 'Rogue cop' goes on shooting spree after killing ...

 · Kenya: 'Rogue cop' goes on shooting spree after killing wife. A Kenyan police officer has shot dead at least five people in an overnight rampage through the capital, Nairobi, before he shot and killed himself, according to authorities. The officer first killed his wife in their home, shooting her in the neck, before setting off at 3am with ...

Read the latest draft COP26 agreement in full | News ...

 · Read the latest draft COP26 agreement in full. This is the official new draft of the COP26 Glasgow Agreement that has been published on Friday. Read CNN's analysis of the text here. Noting ...

COP26 message for Uganda - independent.co.ug

 · Frontline communities ask investment banks to stop financing climate crisis Kampala, Uganda | RONALD MUSOKE | As the UN climate change conference in Glasgow, Scotland, came to a somewhat disappointing close on Nov.12, indigenous community rights activists gathered outside the offices of banking giants, JPMorgan Chase, in Glasgow, to demand big banking institutions stop …

COP26: African Development Bank's climate champions ...

 · Ahead of the COP26 climate conference in Glasgow, St. Andrew's Cathedral, the iconic city landmark, will host an exhibition featuring ChangeMakers, a campaign led by Climate Investment Funds.. The African Development Bank is a partner of the campaign and implementing agency of Climate Investment Funds.

Africa's climate crisis receiving minimal attention at COP ...

 · According to Mwenda, failure to recognize and act on the unfolding climate crisis in Africa at COP 26 would be detrimental to the survival of grassroots communities and their habitats. He said declarations should be followed by tangible actions to strengthen the resilience of Africa's indigenous communities, subsistence farmers, fishermen and ...