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Hundred elephants reported dead owing to an El Nino induced drought in Zimbabwe

– the extended dry season has reduced once abundant water holes, to muddy puddles hence elephants are walking long distances in search of water. John Cassim An elephant carcass at Hwange National Park recently. Elephants are dying due to lack of water owing to an El Niño phenomenon that has affected the 45 000 strong […]

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Heat Wave warning has been issued in Malawi as El Nino bites

– Temperatures to exceed 42 Degrees Celsius which is 7 degrees more than average along the Shire Valley. John Cassim Harare, Zimbabwe – The Department of Climate Change and Meteorological; Services in Malawi has warned that a heat wave is expected to persist in most areas in the southern parts, up to Tuesday December 12,

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The issuance of I-REC certificates for renewable energy in Zimbabwe has been approved.

– A set amount of money is earned for each megawatt-power of energy that is produced, which is equivalent to one REC certificate. John Cassim Harare, Zimbabwe – The International REC Standard Foundation Board in the Netherlands has given Zimbabwe permission to begin issuing green energy certificates, enabling private green energy generators linked to the

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COP28: IFAW believes that wild animals are essential to halting global warming. 

– Wild animals aid in the absorption and storage of more carbon by the environment, safeguard the carbon already stored there, and stop it from being released into the atmosphere.  Staff Writer Dubai, United Arab Emirates – According to the International Fund for Animal Welfare (IFAW), there is a growing understanding of the significance of

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Zimbabwe approves a bill to control emissions of greenhouse gases.

– earnings from the sale of carbon credits, the fiscus, and multilateral climate finance instruments like the Green Climate Fund, will be used to fund the National Climate Fund. John Cassim Harare, Zimbabwe – The Climate Change Management Bill, which will regulate greenhouse gas emissions, was approved by the Zimbabwean government during its cabinet meeting

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Prior to COP28, female farmers in Zimbabwe seek justice on climate change.

A farmer protested, “Why can’t the government protect us female farmers the way it is protecting miners at our expense?” John Cassim Harare, Zimbabwe – After years of losses to males and natural catastrophes, female farmers from rural Zimbabwe have bemoaned the state of the environmental regulations and claimed they are stifling calls for climate

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2023 was the hottest in 125 000 years, researchers have revealed

Deputy Director of C3S Samantha Burgess, described the temperature difference as “very extreme.” John Cassim Harare, Zimbabwe – The latest data from European Union scientists at the Copernicus Climate Change Service (C3S) shows that 2023 was the hottest in 125,000 years. Globally we had the hottest August on record, with temperatures 0.7 degrees Celsius above

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Experts call for urgent harmonised regulation of biopesticides in Zimbabwe

-Most biopesticides are being imported hence the border control has placed them in the same category as synthetic pesticides. John Cassim Harare, Zimbabwe – Experts in the agricultural value chain in Zimbabwe, have called on the harmonised regulation of biopesticides as the status quo makes them expensive and cumbersome to deal with. Biopesticides are derived

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COP28 to integrate health into the global climate change agenda: WHO

– Climate-led natural disasters have been fuelling acute public health events, the WHO report revealed John Cassim Harare, Zimbabwe – The World Health Organisation (WHO) says COP28 is likely going to integrate health into the global climate change agenda. The WHO report (Global Public Health Intelligence Report 2022), which provides compelling evidence of the connections

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Zimbabwe President assures protection of Arab investment in the carbon trading sector.

– The planned deal may bring US$ 1.5 billion of climate finance into the country, a Blue Carbon General Trading official said. John Cassim Zimbabwean President Emmerson Mnangagwa and Blue Carbon General Trading Chairman His Highness Sheikh Ahmed Dalmook Al Maktoum during the officialsigning of the Conservation Agreement in Harare Harare, Zimbabwe (CZ) – Zimbabwean

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