Investing in decarbonized energy solutions with universal energy access can create jobs, make economies more competitive and steer the world towards a more resilient and sustainable future. To recover better, healthier and stronger, governments can put clean energy technologies at the heart of their postCOVID-19 economic recovery plans, with enhanced Nationally Determined Contributions as the guide.
The impact of climate change and disasters on human mobility is one of the most pressing humanitarian and development challenges of the 21st century. Between 2008 and 2018, an average of 24 million people were forced from their homes by disasters each year - three times the number of people displaced by conflict and violence.
In Uganda, the effects of climate change are becoming ever more pronounced. Among them are soil erosion and degradation, increasing variability in rainfall, and rising temperatures, leading to forced displacement and migration.