What is Kenya doing to fight climate change?

What is Kenya doing to fight climate change?

As party to the Paris Agreement, Kenya submitted her first Nationally Determined Contributions (NDCs) on 28 December 2016. The mitigation contribution intended to reduce greenhouse gases (GHG) emission by 30% by 2030. In 2020, Kenya updated the commitment to reduce GHG emissions to 32% by 2030.

What are some climate change programs?

U.S. Global Change Research Program.

  • Climate Program Office, NOAA.
  • National Extension Climate Initiative (NECI)
  • NASA Harvest (Food Security and Agriculture Program)
  • Climate Adaptation Science Centers, USGS.
  • What is the main focus of this climate change project?

    The focus is on links between climate change, natural resource management and economic development plans in developing countries.

    What are climate resilient projects?

    Climate resilience is the ability to anticipate, prepare for, and respond to hazardous events, trends, or disturbances related to climate. Improving climate resilience involves assessing how climate change will create new, or alter current, climate-related risks, and taking steps to better cope with these risks.

    What is Kenya doing to help the environment?

    USAID works with Kenya’s legislative framework to reduce greenhouse gas emissions and help Kenyans adapt to the impacts of climate change. USAID engages with the private sector and Kenya’s policy framework to develop a climate strategy to enact the priorities of the Kenyan and American governments.

    What is the climate change action plan?

    The Climate Change Action Plan 2021–2025 aims to advance the climate change aspects of the WBG’s Green, Resilient, and Inclusive Development (GRID) approach, which pursues poverty eradication and shared prosperity with a sustainability lens.

    What is being done to solve climate change?

    For example, improvements to energy efficiency and vehicle fuel economy, increases in wind and solar power, biofuels from organic waste, setting a price on carbon, and protecting forests are all potent ways to reduce the amount of carbon dioxide and other gases trapping heat on the planet.

    How do you build resilience against climate change?

    Put strategies in place to increase resilience of cities and informal settlements. Put early warning systems in place for 1 billion people in developing countries. Ensure actions make 600 million slum dwellers resilient and lift them out of poverty. Ensure 4 billion people are more resilient to climate risks.

    How we can improve the resilience of countries communities to current and future climate change?


    • Build resilient foundations with rapid and inclusive development.
    • Help people and firms do their part.
    • Revise land use plans and protect critical infrastructure.
    • Help people and firms recover faster and better.
    • Manage impacts at the macro level.