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08:06
08:06

Kasaija Warns of Gov't Failure to Meet Revenue, Expenditure Targets financial year 1 Top story

"If any or all the risks materialize, there may be additional pressures on public finances, which might prompt additional borrowing and a consequent rise in public debt, or budget cuts and reallocations," says Kasaija
08:20
08:20

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.
08:44
08:44

Activists Advocate for Speedy Review of the Forestry Policy to Fast Track Changes in Climate global warming 1 3

Gaster Kiyingi, the Executive Director of Tree Talk Plus, expressed concern over the prolonged delay in finalizing and implementing the forest policy, stressing its significance in mitigating biodiversity loss and fostering economic development.
07:16
07:16

Education Ministry Asks Stanbic to Ensure National Representation in Schools Program climate change 3 2

For the past eight years, Stanbic Bank Uganda has hosted secondary school debate competitions known as the Stanbic National School Championship. The competition aims to identify and promote talent, stimulate innovation, and recognize the best innovative idea with significant business sense and societal impact.
07:50
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British High Commission Embarks on Mutuba Tree Growing, Popularisation to Promote Creative Economy cultural heritage 2

This initiative aims to safeguard heritage, particularly the culturally significant Kiganda fabric alias Lubugo made from the Mutuba Tree, while also addressing environmental concerns such as climate change.
19:21
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Climate Ministers Meet In Denmark Over Next Climate Actions global warming 1 6

Uganda which holds the position of Chair of the Group of 77 and China (G77 +China) is being represented by State Minister for Environment, Beatrice Anywar.
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Museveni to G77-Many Developing Countries Will Not Meet SDGs Yoweri Museveni 6 1 Top story

President Museveni told the opening of the G77+China Heads of State Summit on Sunday, that while many countries are trying to meet the Agenda 2030, many are faced with challenges that are drawing them back, including climate disasters, unfair treatment in the glob financial industry and other actions of developed countries.
16:08
16:08

Ugandan to Champion “Slow Food” At Climate Change Conference Slow Food Uganda 1 Top story

Mukiibi is of the view that Food-focused strategies are currently missing from the climate plans of over 70% of countries.
11:03
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Lack Of EV Charging Standard Limits Electric Vehicle Growth in Uganda paris agreement 1 2

URN has learned that several agencies and individuals are considering the importation of Electric Vehicles but they cannot because there is no standard on what type of charging stations be imported.
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Politicians Back Encroachers as Wetlands Continue to Disappear climate change 4 1

Available statistics show that wetland coverage in Uganda has dropped from 37,346.3 Sq. Km in 1994 (15.5 percent) to 21,526.3 Sq.Km which is an 8.9 percent decrease. There is also a projection indicating that if the destruction trends are not checked, Uganda will be left with only 1.6 percent of wetlands cover by 2040.
08:21
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'You Are Failing US' -Teenager Tells World Leaders as Nations Announce Fresh Climate Action global warming 1 3 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.
08:04
08:04

Climate Change ‘Hitting Harder and Sooner’ Than Forecast – Report renewable energy 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.
07:57
07:57

Mak Don Gets UGX 480m Climate Change Grant people 2

The research will involve investigating the probable influence of this temperature limit on crop production and water needs including the influence on rainfall, humidity, winds and cloudiness over Uganda.
14:17
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African Governments Asked to Tame Rising Temperatures global warming 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.
02:54
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Renewable Energy Can Be Strengthened in Next Climate Negotiations irena 1

The reports says achieving power sector renewable energy targets under current NDCs, requires almost USD 1.7 trillion by 2030 - USD 1.2 trillion of which is required for unconditional targets, and USD 500 billion will be needed to support targets conditional upon international support.
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2017 Likely to Be Third Warmest Year On Record -WMO paris agreement 1 1

The WMO report suggests this year will be the second or third warmest in a record stretching back to 1850.
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Ugandans Urged To Stop Human Induced Climate Change iita 3 1

According to Mafabi, many Ugandans think it is the sole responsibility of government to fight climate change yet they are also to blame.
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Survey: Developing Countries Ask For Clean Energy Financing global warming 1 Top story

Countries in Africa, Asia and the Caribbean say they are finding difficulties implementing the recommendations of the Paris Climate Change Agreement in 2015 without financial support from the developed world.
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Lango Residents Struggle to Embrace Biogas global warming 6

Julius Peter Okello, a retired head teacher who has acquired the system says much as it is expensive to acquire the biogas system, its worth because it has more benefits.
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Paris Agreement to Enter into Force as EU Agrees Ratification global warming 1 Top story

The Paris Climate Change Agreement signed at the end of last year in France, aims to limit greenhouse gas emissions and keep global temperature increases below 2 degrees Celsius.
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