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Kenya PM blasts African tactics at climate talks

Kenya PM blasts African tactics at climate talks

Kenyan Prime Minister Raila Odinga Saturday criticised a walkout by African states during climate talks in Barcelona as “grandstanding,” and said it did not help developing countries’ case. “I believe for example that grandstanding … like walking out of meetings like African delegations did in Barcelona just doesn’t help. You cannot just run away from […]

Kenya digs in for funds to fight climate change risks

Kenya digs in for funds to fight climate change risks

Kenya will join other African nations in demanding that the industrialised world pays for damages of climate change caused by decades of heavy carbon emissions. It will team up with the developing world in seeking financial compensation for bearing the greatest burden of climate change President Kibaki said, setting the tone for the delegation that […]

The real and unstoppable danger of global warming

The real and unstoppable danger of global warming

By 2050, 25 million more children will go hungry as climate change leads to food crisis, says the highly respected International Food Policy Research Institute in Washington, D.C. IFPRI, however, incorrectly links the prediction and the solutions, to man-made global warming. The food challenge will occur whether the warming is man-made or part of a […]

Kenya’s Rainmakers Called to Combat Climate Change

Kenya’s Rainmakers Called to Combat Climate Change

Long vilified as sorcerers, Kenya’s Nganyi rainmakers — with meteorological equipment consisting of trees, pots and herbs — are  being enlisted to mitigate the effects of climate change. Kneeling in the dank shade of a small coppice near Maseno, in western Kenya, Alexander Okonda blows through a reed into a pot embedded in a tree […]

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