A call to action

The Paris Climate Agreement Adopted.

http://unfccc.int/resource/docs/2015/cop21/eng/l09.pdf GE.15-21930(E)
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Conference of the Parties
Twenty-first session
Paris, 30 November to 11 December 2015
Agenda item 4(b)
Durban Platform for Enhanced Action (decision 1/CP.17)
Adoption of a protocol, another legal instrument, or an agreed outcome with legal force under the Convention applicable to all Parties
ADOPTION OF THE PARIS AGREEMENT
Proposal by the President
Draft decision -/CP.21
The Conference of the Parties,

Scientists Discover New Heat Tolerant Bean Varieties s to Beat Climate Change

Surprising Discovery of Elite Heat-Tolerant Beans Could Save
“Meat of the Poor” from Global Warming

ADDIS ABABA, ETHIOPIA (25 MARCH 2015)—Amidst fears that global warming could zap a vital source of protein that has sustained humans for centuries, bean breeders with the CGIAR global agriculture research partnership announced today the discovery of 30 new types, or lines as plant breeders refer to them, of “heat-beater” beans that could keep production from crashing in large swaths of bean-dependent Latin America and Africa.

Will Climate Change Lead To conflict or Cooperation?

Will Climate Change Lead to Conflict or Cooperation?

By Joel Jaeger
In conflict-prone regions such as Darfur, violence is sometimes blamed on climate change.

UNITED NATIONS, Aug 4 2014 (IPS) - The headline of every article about the relationship between climate change and conflict should be “It’s complicated,” according to Clionadh Raleigh.

Director of the Armed Conflict Location and Event Data Project, Raleigh thinks that researchers and the media have put too simplistic a spin on the link between climate change and violence.

KENYA LONG RAINS SEASONAL FORECAST-MARCH, APRIL AND MAY

Ref. No. Met/ 7/23 Date: 6th March 2009
CLIMATE OUTLOOK FOR MARCH-APRIL-MAY 2009 (“LONG RAINS” SEASON)

1. HIGHLIGHTS

  • The March-April-May 2009 seasonal rainfall forecast indicates that most parts of the country are likely to be depressed, except in Western, Nyanza, parts of Rift Valley and Coast Provinces;
  • Sporadic heavy and shortlived rainfall storms may, however, occur in the arid and semi arid lands (ASALS);

Ethiopian Adaptation to Climate Change Conference

MEDIA ADVISORY: Press Briefing for Journalists

Adapting to Climate Change: Farmers’ Options and Obstacles, Insights from Ethiopia & South Africa

Geo Journalism

Geojournalism is a new exciting branch of media reporting would be quite interesting for all of you. Please take time to check out this website which has been developed by a Journalist colleague from Brazil based in London.
http://geojournalism.wordpress.com/
http://geojournalism.wordpress.com/

In case you have any queries or questions to ask contact Gustavo Faleiros at the following e-mail address

gustavo.faleiros@gmail.com

Please try it out and see how you can apply the geo graphics to your media.

Patrick

Fellowships at American Newspapers

Journalists sought for fellowships at American newspapers
Region :Worldwide
Country :None
Topic :Fellowships and Awards
03/07/2008
Print and online journalists in developing countries are invited to apply for the Alfred Friendly Press Fellowships (AFPF) and Daniel Pearl Fellowships 2009. Deadline for the submission of applications: August 1.

Successful candidates will report for American newspapers from March to August 2009. In the United States , fellows will learn practices, standards and values of U.S. journalism which they can adapt, share and apply in their own countries.

Help NECJOGHA teach children

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For more information on how to participate contact Patrick Luganda and login to download the attached DOC file.
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Climate Change Initiative Through Schools

Africa Climate Media Workshop

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NECJOGHA is currently seeking donations for the event described below.

For more information on how to help fund this effort and raise awareness, contact Patrick Luganda.
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Africa Climate Media Workshop

Improving Media understanding of Climate Change Information for Application in the Greater Horn of Africa Sub Region

Venue:
The training workshop is proposed to be held in Arusha, Tanzania.