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Environment and Climate change training project in Uganda.

You are welcome to this blog, which is dedicated to the experience, issues raised and lessons learnt from the journalists’ training I have undertaken with the Uganda Media Development Foundation (UMDF) on environmental and climate change training.
More information on this project and photos can be found at estanakkazi@blogspot.com

I am facilitating workshops in over 35 districts in Uganda but with 10 stations where journalists converge to train. This blog is where am documenting some of my experiences and how much journalists know and report on the environment and climate change.

People-Focused Biofuels Development in Africa - http://fragilecologies.com/nov20_08.html

African governments are continuing to join the worldwide rush to develop biofuels in response to record oil prices. Their leaders perceive opportunities for their country’s energy security and agricultural revitalization. They also want to transform the source of rural energy supply from biomass away from dung and wood toward biofuels. Some countries plan to benefit from biofuels through clean development mechanisms (CDMs) for climate change mitigation (e.g., reducing carbon dioxide, a major greenhouse gas).

Floods hit Uganda

Floods have again hit Uganda cutting off three districts in the remote Karamoja region in northeastern Uganda.
Two soldiers who were in the region on a disamament excecise have died as a result of the floods after they were swept away while trying to cross overflooded rivers.
The floods have also affected the districts of Tororo, Soroti and Nebbi.
Some schools in Tororo have been closed while in Nebbi district, 150 prisoners had to be relocated after their prison got submerged

Floods hit Uganda

Floods have again hit Uganda cutting off three districts in the remote Karamoja region in northeastern Uganda.
Two soldiers who were in the region on a disamament excecise have died as a result of the floods after they were swept away while trying to cross overflooded rivers.
The floods have also affected the districts of Tororo, Soroti and Nebbi.
Some schools in Tororo have been closed while in Nebbi district, 150 prisoners had to be relocated after their prison got submerged

Global forest plan could boost fight against poverty and climate change

Global forest plan could boost fight against poverty and climate change

Hundreds of experts call for new kind of forest partnership

An emerging initiative could pave the way for fundamental change in the way forests are managed, boosting efforts to fight both poverty and climate change, says research published today by the International Institute for Environment and Development (IIED).

George Bush Admits Global Warming Real: Pray, The Next Big Hoax?

For those who fervently follow global warming to the secret labyrinths of the White House, we all know what the professional spinners did with that email attachment from the Environmental Protection Agency about how greenhouse gases were polluting the environment and should be checked.

Wired: Nation's Spies: Climate Change Could Spark War

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Environmental groups have been warning for years that global climate change could make already-tense parts of the world even worse, and even spark whole new conflicts. Now, the nation's spies are saying pretty much the same thing.

Welcome to the NECJOGHA blogs

All registered users can posts blogs on NECJOGHA. Blogs can be about news, observations, opinions and more. You can also leave comments for blogs and respond to the comments of others.