The Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) has released its latest assessment of the physical science of global warming. It warns that countries must cut greenhouse gas emissions quickly and sharply, to avoid the most dangerous consequences of climate change. There is still time to limit average global warming to 1.5°C, but nations must act now. 

The report makes it clear that we still have a choice: to cut carbon dioxide emissions to net zero by 2050 and curb other greenhouse gases very fast. This could limit global warming to 1.5°C over the course of this century, and so limit the ...

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The CLARE-Namibia project intends to create urgency and agency on the 1.5 ℃ climate change projections in Namibia and specifically in the Omusati region. It is therefore on this note, CLARE Namibia project is inviting all combined and secondary schools (grade 8-12) with  Environmental/life science clubs in the Omusati region to participate in the call for Climate Action competition. 

The competition consists of seven categories which learners can choose from. Namely; 

1. Smart Gardening (ensuring food security)

2. Climate change (Adaptation, mitigation, resilience)

3. Solid Waste Management (r...

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Temperatures in Namibia are set to rise much more rapidly than the global average. At 2°C global warming, the temperature in Namibia will increase by 2.7°C on average across the country. As temperatures rise, the threat of water scarcity will increase for Namibia, with knock-on effects for agriculture, health and the economy.  This means there is an urgent need to accelerate Namibia’s adaptation responses by: 

- Strengthening the ability of communities to respond to projected climate change impacts, through diversifying crops and farming practices, practising soil and water conservation, and t...

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“Namibia is heating up: What does global warming of 1.5 °C mean for us?”   Short-course on climate change for Parliamentarians

The Ministry of Environment, Forestry and Tourism in collaboration with the Climate Change Adaptation research results in Africa (CLARE-Namibia) are rolling out short courses on the 1.5- and -2 degrees climate change projections for Namibia to the Parliamentary Standing Committees on Natural Resources and Economics and Public Administration.

The short courses project that is being implemented by the University of Namibia (UNAM) and the Desert Research Foundation Namibi...

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