GCCA+ stories

  • 2 July 2018

    Climate change is no respecter of national boundaries. Although Bhutan is the only carbon-negative country on the planet, it nevertheless faces climate change impacts, including erratic and unpredictable weather patterns and natural disasters such as floods, landslides and glacial lake outbursts.

  • 2 July 2018

    The December 2018  COP24, in Katowice, Poland, is an important milestone for the Conference of the Parties. It must finalise the Paris ‘rulebook’ – the operations manual the deal needs when it enters into force. Thus, Bonn, as a midway point, marked a significant moment to take stock. So, what’s next?

  • 19 April 2018

    On a steeply wooded hillside above a village in Malawi’s Nkhata Bay, a group of young men and women are busy at work assembling pipes and machinery. Soon, the roar of a powerful generator echoes through the dense forest. It’s the sound of a revolution in renewable energy.

  • 19 April 2018

    Send your best pictures capturing the active role of women in the sustainable energy sector and win energy friendly prizes. Deadline 13 May.

    A nice opportunity to capture the best picture of GCCA projects working in the energy sector.

  • 9 April 2018

    GGCA+ supports climate resilience in Seychelles after a fist phase that has a created strong institutional and regulatory framework for a modern energy sector

    Seychelles is receiving technical expertise and support from the European Union Global Climate Change Alliance + (GCCA+) to strengthen and boost its capacity to better resist and adapt to climate change and build resilience phenomena.

    The Seychelles Nation Newspaper reports:

  • 9 April 2018

    The United Nations Climate Change Secretariat Lighthouse Activity awards are open until 30. April 2018.GCCA+ projects on climate change mitigation or adaptation can submit their application.

    Momentum for Change Lighthouse Activities are shining examples of climate change action underway around the world that if selected will receive support in terms of engagement with policy makers, public relations and marketing by the United Nations Climate Change Secretariat.

  • 9 April 2018

    Using ancient traditions to tackle a very modern challenge.

    When the mountain farmers of Timor Leste were faced with a series of devastating droughts and catastrophic floods, they looked to their own cultural traditions to help them survive.

  • 9 April 2018

    Discovering the active approach of GCCA in Tanzania is now easier thanks to a range of fact sheets and case studies recently published on the GCCA+ community. In case you have missed them, find below the topics and the link to download them.

    GCCA Tanzania, 10 case studies and fact sheets:

    1. New technology on the island of Pemba – a case study

  • 20 February 2018

    "Actually, the idea started with one boy,” says Cathy Mkandawire, a local youth leader. Cathy has her own story to tell, being a pioneer in her community in one of the districts of Malawi. She explains how her community is using and managing water, a natural resource, efficiently and effectively for their benefit. But as an individual, she knows that there is more outside of her community that others are doing to curb the negative effects of climate change.

  • 2 February 2018

    “When we started, climate change was for outsiders”

    Interview with Roberto Ridolfi
    Director for Planet and Prosperity at EuropeAid

    This year will be an important anniversary for GCCA+…