It is a known fact that majority of the SMEs use obsolete technologies because of their inability or having inadequate finance to go for new technologies. As per the statistics, SMEs are the major source of environmental pollution (70%). This is very alarming figure and, hence , necessitates that SMEs should be made aware of this act. They must care for the environment and adopt green business practices. Wellbeing of the environment should well be taken into consideration by SMEs while developing their business strategy (International Society for SMEs, 2019). This survey, thus, will be useful in understanding the landscape in the SMEs engagement in climate change, their preparedness, and help KIE to develop practical measures to support them to actively participate in national and sub-national dialogue and response processes......
The question on the link between climate change and conflicts in the Horn of Africa has constantly come up as a factor in conflict and climate change dynamics at the regional and international levels. In order to address this matter, FES and PACJA have begun to engage stakeholders in the Horn of Africa to unpack the complexity of conflict and its relationship with climate change – how conflicts transcend borders and generally how the two issues can be weaved together. [ ....... ]
Introduction Climate Finance Thematic Working Group (TWG) was formed to ensure accountability and to facilitate monitoring and tracking of climate finance flow in Kenya. Under the Kenya National Platform on Climate Governance, the group seeks to involve other civil society organizations and non-state actors in understanding and facilitating cross cutting information on Climate Finance Governance in Kenya. With support from CARE Kenya, TWG held a workshop in Taita Taveta County with an aim of enhancing capacities of the stakeholders on climate finance governance and improving their readiness for the green climate fund (GCF) [ ....... ]
Energy is the key component in the mitigation response to combatting climate change. If dangerous anthropogenic interference with the climate is to be avoided this century, a worldwide transition to renewable energy sources needs to take place urgently. The African continent is facing a particularly key moment in its development pathway, with a stark choice to be made between either following the same highcarbon path pursued by industrialized countries, or concentrating its growth on low-carbon climate resilient development. Demand for energy is exploding in Africa, [ ....... ]
Assesing EbA Intergration into Kitui County Policies as a major response to climate change,policy brief.
mpacts and can robustly address both the climatic extreme events and sustainability issues. The key purpose of mainstreaming is to achieve the goals of ensuring healthy and productive ecosystems and promote adaptation practices as part of overall development interventions. [ ....... ]
Following the adoption and unprecedentedly rapid entry into force of the PA, Parties have less than two years—till December 2018—to translate the political consensus of Paris into tangible steps toward implementation. Negotiators must develop a Paris “rule book” to guide implementation, and the results of their efforts could either underpin actionable outcomes or undermine the objectives of the PA.1 The Paris rule book will be a critical tool to guide Parties in fulfilling their requirements under the Agreement. [ ....... ]