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More about climate change in Namibia

More about climate change in Namibia

a summary and review of selected reports related to climate change in Namibia

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Published by Ministry of Environment and Tourism, Govt. of the Republic of Namibia, United Nations Development Programme in Windhoek, Namibia .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Statement[prepared by Consulting Services Africa].
ContributionsNamibia. Ministry of Environment and Tourism., Consulting Services Africa., UNDP Namibia.
The Physical Object
Pagination24 p. :
Number of Pages24
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL24104718M
LC Control Number2009333038

Namibian Youth Coalition on Climate Change, Windhoek, Namibia. K likes. A network of youth groups, youth individuals, government and education institutions and anyone else wanting to be involved Followers: 2K. Congo climate – A very different weather pattern from Namibia. Kenya climate – A very different weather pattern from Namibia. Malawi climate – Similar weather pattern to Namibia, but with more rain. Mozambique climate – Much wetter than Namibia, but following a broadly similar pattern.

Impacts from climate change are happening now. These impacts extend well beyond an increase in temperature, affecting ecosystems and communities in the United States and around the world. Things that we depend upon and value — water, energy, transportation, wildlife, agriculture, ecosystems, and human health — are experiencing the effects. When drought hits a region as dry as northern Namibia, subsistence farmers can weather the crisis better if they have more than just their land to depend on for food or a source of livelihood.

The impact is especially acute in Angola, among the most vulnerable countries in the world to climate change, even though the entire country’s carbon dioxide emissions amount to about   English Analysis on Namibia about Agriculture, Climate Change and Environment, IDPs and more; published on 02 Jul by Govt. Namibia and IOM.


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Namibia builds resilience to climate change News more than 10 projects with a cost of N$1,21 billion have been mobilised from multilateral and bilateral sources in Namibia through the Ministry. Namibia has more than days of sunshine per year. It is situated at the southern edge of the tropics; the Tropic of Capricorn cuts the country about in half.

The winter (June–August) is generally dry, both rainy seasons occur in summer, the small rainy season between September and November, the big one between February and April. Humidity is low, and average rainfall varies from almost Area: Ranked 34th. Climate change in Namibia: Projected trends and effects.

5 Mitigation and Adaptation to Climate Change in Namibia: Over the course of writing a book, one accumulates more debts than can be Author: Isaac Mapaure. Climate change is a “wicked problem,” Marshall writes, a complicated challenge with no clear enemy and no silver-bullet solution.

To tackle this problem and mobilize action, “Don’t Even Think About It” argues we need science, but just as importantly, we need emotional, compelling narratives. Vulnerability of Namibia to climate change Namibia’s climate is generally hot and dry with variable and unpredictable rainfall patterns.

This situation will become worse as a result of climate change. The country is highly dependent on climate sensitive natural resource-based sectors such as agriculture, fisheries and mining, which. the moment, the world is concerned about climate change and efforts are being made to reduce the emission of carbon dioxide into the atmosphere - one of the greenhouse gases blamed as the.

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The economic impact of climate change in Namibia: How climate change will affect the contribution of Namibia’s natural resources to its economy. Environmental Economics Programme Discussion Paper International Institute for Environment and Development, London.

Climate change is the long-term change in global weather patterns, associated especially with increases in temperature, precipitation, and storm activity (Benson, ).Climate change is a direct Author: Nsikak Benson.

The climate is generally arid which means that the potential evaporation is higher than the precipitation, which again results in a very low humidity. In general Namibia’s climate can be described as hot and dry, substantial fluctuations during the seasons or even within one day are typical.

The book outlines the philosophical underpinnings of different types of justice in relation to climate change, present inequities, and future burdens, and it applies these to real world examples of climate change adaptation in Bangladesh, Tanzania, Botswana, Namibia, and Hungary.

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March ), accounts for more than 20 percent of the burden of disease in Africa. Diarrhoea is the second leading cause of File Size: 1MB. Namibia's economy is directly reliant on the environment for up to 30% of its GDP and according to research and publications from Ministry of Environment (MET), the impacts on natural resources could reduce Namibia's GDP by 1 - 6%, which is N$70 million and N$ million less than todays figures during the next 20 years.

Climate Change. In there was a surge in action on climate change from faith groups - and with more than 8 in 10 people worldwide identifying with a faith, we need to keep that momentum going.

For climate communicators both within and outside faith communities, there is a need to better understand the language that works when trying to lift up the desire. The case of Namibia unravels the plight of many communities living in historically known extreme climatic conditions.

These communities are going to be the 'early' and 'worst' affected by climate change and its subsequent social and economic impacts. Namibia is the driest country south of the Sahara and has an economy critically depended on the environment.

Both population and unemployment rates are steadily increasing. Sea level is expected to rise by 18 to 59 cm by yearand this could cause negative effects to coastal towns such Walvis Bay.

Habitat for birds, plants and fish could be destroyed eventually forcing people and animals. area of research and action in global and local climate change work. Some of the potential threats of climate change to women Gender roles and relationships do differ from society to society, and generally women are more affected by climate change due to their roles in.

Namibia is Southern Africa’s driest country, with an average of sunny days per year. While this bodes well for sun-seeking tourists looking for perfect weather to indulge in all the adventure activities that Namibia has to offer, there is more to the Namibian climate than endless sunny days and sweeping desert landscapes.

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Namibia is the driest country south of the Sahara, situated at the interface between different climate systems. Highly variable climatic conditions are the norm, and the country experiences frequent dry-spells and droughts with sporadic occurrences of flooding in river basins.

Namibia has, over the last five years, spent N$1,2 billion on projects aimed at biodiversity conservation, climate change adaptation and combating land degradation.Adapting to Climate Change in Europe: Exploring Sustainable Pathways - From Local Measures to Wider Policies is a scientific synthesis of a four-year project on adaptation activities in combines scientific assessments with real-world case descriptions to present specific tools and methods.Namibia is one of the world’s largest producers of uranium.

The Chinese-owned Husab uranium mine began producing uranium ore inand is expected to reach full production in August and produce 15 million pounds of uranium a year. Namibia also produces large quantities of zinc and is a smaller producer of gold and copper.