Environment & Climate Change Agenda
Kenya has a long and distinguished tradition in environmental conservation and protection. Kenya believes in the sustainable management of the environment and natural resources for socioeconomic development. Kenya advocates for constructive, consultative and inclusive dialogue on the nexus between adverse effects of climate change and conflict.
Kenya has a long and distinguished tradition in conservation and environmental protection. We care for the treasure we hold in trust for all humanity.
Kenya believes in promoting sustainable utilization and management of the environment and natural resources for socio-economic development. Kenya is among world leaders in clean energy and environmental conservation and believes that sustainable development can be achieved in a clean and secure environment.
As host of United Nations Environmental Programme (UNEP) and UN-Habitat, building a global consensus on the environmental and sustainable agenda at a time when climate change is becoming a premier global concern.
Climate change has led to, among others, devastating droughts, flooding, and mudslides, which in turn have resulted to increased scarcity of resources leading to migration and regional conflicts and Kenya reaffirm her strong commitment to Climate Change agenda.
Kenya's Achievements under REnvironment & Climate Change Agenda
Kenya hosts the UNEP & UN-Habitat HQ's
Kenya hosts the United Nations Environment Programme ( UNEP) and UN – Habitat and builds consensus on the environmental and sustainable development agenda
Sustainable Blue Economy Conference
Kenya hosted the first ever Sustainable Blue Economy Conference in Nairobi in November, 2018, which focussed on creating economic growth, ensuring healthy waters and building safe communities.
70% renewable energy sources
Kenya is currently powered by 70% renewable energy sources, three times more than the global average.
Focus on geothermal power
Kenya is the largest geothermal power producer in Africa, and the 8th largest in the World