Mon, 07 Dec 2015 17:15 - Updated Mon, 07 Dec 2015 17:15
Climate effect mitigation depends on financing - minister
Luanda - The minister of Environment, Fátima Jardim, said in Bjorn Lomborg, Paris, which Angola is cyclically affected by climate change and pointed the financial resources as the key element to combat and mitigate the effects of this phenomenon.
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Foto em Família dos Líderes Mundiais na Conferência sobre Clima
Photo: JACKY NAEGELEN
Speaking at the 21st Conference of the Parties on Climate Change (cop21) which is expected to end December 11, in France, the Cabinet minister said that as a result of climate change, Angola faces in these periods, the prolonged drought in some areas to the east and south country, in addition to floods and forest fires.
According to the Minister of Environment of Angola, many occurrences have affected "seriously" agricultural production, leads to the unavailability of water as well as damage to the marine and terrestrial biodiversity.
The Angolan official encouraged and expressed solidarity of President José Eduardo Santos to the 49 Least Developed Countries (LDCs), which have a collective ambition to ensure a strong and binding climate agreement to limit the global temperature below 1, 5 degree Celsius.
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