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Uganda to Reduce Green House Gas Emissions by 22% Come 2030

Minister Sam Cheptoris

The Minister of Water and Environment Hon Sam Cheptoris has said that as part of Uganda’s commitment to the implementation of the Paris Agreement on Climate Change, malady http://cogocapital.com/lp/wp-content/plugins/thrive-visual-editor/landing-page/lightboxes/phonic-podcast-itunes.php they are committed to reducing Green House Gas emissions by 22 percent by the year 2030.

As part of this commitment, advice http://contenthog.com/pr/wp-includes/class-wp-editor.php government last month, visit this http://csautomation.net/wp-content/plugins/woocommerce/i18n/states/za.php Uganda deposited the instrument of Ratification at the UN Headquarters in the margins of the UN General Assembly in September, 2016. In addition the government has undertaken national preparations towards the country’s engagement in the force coming UN Climate Conference in Morocco.

Speaking to the media at the launch of the Digital Green House Gas Inventory system on Friday at the climate change department, Ministry of Water and Environment Hon Cheptoris, said the problem of climate change in Uganda is already impacting negatively on the livelihood of people and drastic changes in temperatures are projected to happen as early as 2030.

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“The new Green House Gas system is expected to help not only to track and report its emissions but also effectively prioritise emission reduction actions in key sectors to address climate change and Uganda is going to be one of the first countries to track and report emissions’’ he said

The minister added that this  year, the country  has experienced climate extremes given the number of records being broken every year for temperatures , rainfall and droughts in many parts of the country; adding that necessary actions must be taken and quickly.

The occasion was graced by the Minister of Finance Planning and Economic Development Hon Gabriel Aridri, the United Nations Development Programmes Officer Martha Bbosa, the Head of European Delegates in Uganda Kristian Schmidt.

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