Monday, 21 June, 2021

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Category: Climate Change


The African Development Bank (AfDB) and the Association of African Development Finance Institutions (AADFI) have trained African business experts in climate finance action strategy, and management. The training aimed to equip participants, particularly those from the financial and private sectors, Read more…


Finance ministers from the Group of Seven (G7) industrialized nations have unanimously agreed to tackle climate change and biodiversity loss. They also promised to ensure a strong, sustainable, balanced and inclusive global recovery that builds back better and greener from Read more…


Hurray, it’s World Environment Day! But this year’s celebration has an added savour as world leaders and lovers of the planet kicked off the festivities with the celebration of the UN Decade on Ecosystem Restoration. This serves as a rallying Read more…


Flooding caused by recent torrential rains across Somalia has affected an estimated 400,000 people in 14 districts since late April, the United Nations humanitarian agency said. Some 101,300 people out of those affected have been displaced from their homes, the Read more…


A study supported by the Food and Agricultural Organization (FAO) reveals that climate change is driving the spike in pest attacks on crops. This has led to an increasing threat to food security and the environment. The¬†Scientific Review on the Read more…


The Nigerian government has decided to revise its National Climate Change Policy (NCCP) and National Climate Change Programmes for the country. This decision was taken at the end of the Federal Executive Council (FEC) in Abuja. Nigeria’s Minister of Environment, Read more…


Nigeria has formally submitted its Nationally Determined Contribution (NDC) report to the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC). Submitting the report on behalf of the Nigerian government, the minister of Environment Mohammad Mahmood Abubakar stated that Nigeria is Read more…


The United States government says it will make available $10 Million for states, tribes and territories to address environmental challenges. The finds are intended to be used at state and tribal discretion to complement those programs funded under established environmental Read more…


Uchechukwu Agbanusi, a environmental expert, has suggested that only effective engagement as well as climate education would help Nigerians imbibe solid environmental practices. Agbanusi said this was vital in achieving the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), He made this observation at Read more…


A court in the Dutch capital The Hague has ordered Royal Dutch Shell (RDS) to fight climate change and massively cut-down on its carbon emissions. It also told the oil giant and its customers to reduce the carbon dioxide emitted Read more…