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"First Yaounde Discussion Forum around Lake Chad: Humanitarian Crisis exacerbated by Climate Change!"

Discussion Forum on "the Nexus between the Humanitarian Crisis in the Lake Chad Basin Region and Climate Change" with focus on the influence of environmental shift and different approaches in living with Climate Change. more…

Event Reports | September 8, 2017

Workshop "Biofuels in Cameroon: Challenges and opportunities"

Workshop with representatives of various public ministries in Cameroon to discuss challenges and opportunities related to Biofuels in general and in the country more specifically. The workshop included the presentation of the book "Roadmap for Sustainable Biofuels in Southern Africa: Regulatory frameworks for improved development?" more…

Event Reports | August 25, 2017

Climate Report 2017: South Africa

Private Sector and Climate Finance in the G20 Countries

South Africa is fossil fuel dependent with approximately 90 percent of its energy derived from coal. Per capita, it is in the top 15 carbon emitters in the world. South Africa’s climate change response policy frameworks include a commitment to reduce its greenhouse gas emissions to below business-as-usual by 34 percent by 2020, and 42 percent by 2025. In order to achieve these commitments, additional financial investments – from both ­public and private sources – are required. more…

Romy Chevallier, Prof. Dr. Oliver C. Ruppel, Tilmann Feltes | July 6, 2017

The Konrad-Adenauer-Stiftung mourns the loss of Helmut Kohl

On the death of former German Chancellor Helmut Kohl, Chairman of the Konrad-Adenauer-Stiftung and former President of the European Parliament, Hans-Gert Pöttering, writes: more…

June 17, 2017

Scheduling of a workshop with Namibian Minister of Environment and Tourism and Namibian Environment Commissioner

Namibian Minister of Environment and Tourism Mr Pohamba Shifeta and the Namibian Environmental Commissioner Mr. Teo Ngitila plan to co-organize a Workshop on " the implementation of NDC in Namibia on the way to COP 23". more…

Event Reports | June 16, 2017