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Charles Owino Ogallo's Blog – July 2011 Archive (2)

Climate Change Taking Toll on Kenya

An independent study has revealed that Kenya was in-adequately adapted to deal with existing climate risks as the country faces heavy Costs from effects of climate change.



The immediate needs for building adaptive capacity and starting to enhance Climate Change resilience are estimated may cost Kenya between $100 – 150 million annually by next year -2012 , .



Costs include potential threats to coastal zones (sea-level rise), health burdens, energy demand, Infrastructure,…

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Added by Charles Owino Ogallo on July 20, 2011 at 9:00 — 1 Comment

CDM Projects Bearing Profits in Kenya.

Kenya has been taking Clean Development Mechanism -CDM projects seriously since Kyoto Protocol came into being in 1997.

This is despite indications that the country was lagging behind in advancing to the category of nations with a satisfactory or good climate rating.



Kenya ratified the Kyoto protocol in 2005, paving the way for the country to engage with developed countries in CDM projects.



This comes as environmental experts list the country among the extremely…

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Added by Charles Owino Ogallo on July 20, 2011 at 8:00 — No Comments

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