The use of renewable sources of energy is less polluting, compared to that of non-renewable sources.
The impacts of global climate change and variability are becoming more evident with increased incidences of droughts, floods, hailstorms, more hot
Climate change and water resources
The impacts of climate change on water resources is a primary concern for local and global water resources management.
The Climate Change Management Department was established in 2013 when the Ministry of Environment and Natural Resources Management and Ministry of Water Resources Planning and Development were merged to form the current Ministry of Environment, Water and Climate. The Climate Change Management Department has an establishment of 10 officers including the Director, the Deputy Director and the Executive Assistant.
The Department is mandated with promoting best practices in climate change adaptation and mitigation strategies to enhance the country’s response and capacity to manage the impacts of climate change. The Department is tasked to:
Carry out public awareness and training on climate change issues
Promote climate change education
Provide guidance and ensure implementation of ZimAsset on climate issues
Develop climate related policies and strategies
Coordinate climate research
Greening the economy
Promote energy efficiency and creation of green jobs
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