ADVANCING CLIMATE CHANGE THROUGH INTER-FAITH COOPERATION AND LOCAL GOVERNMENT CLIMATE ADAPTATION ACTIONS.
Uganda has a typically tropical climate with little variation in temperature throughout the year. Distinctive wet and dry seasons characteristic the annual climate for most of the country, except in the semi-arid northeast . However, the country is vulnerable to climate change, a phenomenon that is growing in importance globally. There is scientific consensus that accelerated global climatic change is attributable to human activities. Impacts resulting from climate change include alteration of weather patterns and increased frequency of extreme weather, alteration of rainfall leading to increased risk of droughts and floods, and disturbing effects on the stability of ecosystems leading to increased likelihood of species migration and species extinctions, as well as negative impacts on food security. Climate change in Uganda threatens to frustrate poverty eradication programs and the achievement of the SDGs. Climate change may undo decades of development efforts through destruction of