Adaptation
Building resilience
to climate change
 
Mitigation
Moving towards
low carbon societies
 
REDD+
Reducing Emissions
from Deforestation
and forest Degradation
Finance
New finance models
for the green economy
 
 
 

Carbon Markets and Africa: A Quick Fact Sheet for Journalists

What is Climate Change?

Climate change typically refers to the threat to our ecosystems and climatic conditions stemming from the release of greenhouse gases (GHGs) into the upper atmosphere. Most of these releases are now considered by a majority of the scientific community to be produced by human activities such as emissions from the burning of fossil fuels...
to read more, please download the fact sheet (PDF)


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CDM Clean Energy Projects Now in Around Half African Countries (PowerPoint Presentation)

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