With the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) Parties meeting for the second time in Africa since its inception, African governments are optimistic that their long time lobbying for finance for adaptation, mitigation, capacity building and technological transfer will finally be determined. The 17th Conference of the Parties (COP 17) / 7th Conference of the Parties serving as the meeting of the Parties to the Kyoto Protocol (CMP 7) will be held in Durban, South Africa from November 28 to December 9.
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Reducing your footprint:
Climate change mitigation is everybody’s responsibility. There are simple things that you can do in your daily lives to reduce the amount of greenhouse gases you emit. By calculating your carbon footprint, you can determine which priority areas you need address to make a significant change. Click here to calculate your carbon footprint.
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Links on how you can reduce your carbon footprint: