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Category: Climate Change


Governments and other organizational partners have been urged to sustain the global conversation on climate change. Hoesung Lee, the Chairman of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) stated this during the Press Conference presenting the Working Group III contribution Read more…


Ghana is at risk of climate exposure due to massive flooding and drought. If not adequately addressed, the West African Nation’s transport sector could suffer $3.9 billion in damages. This facts were made public in a report authored by the Read more…


The reluctance of European nations to push for stronger climate change policies has deepened the continent’s energy dependence on Russia. Indeed the current Russia-Ukraine war has exposed just how it is almost impotent to take very crucial political and economic Read more…


Kano State Government has approved N500 million counterpart fund for the implementation of a-six-year World Bank assisted project, “Agro Climatic Resilience in Semi-Arid Landscapes (ACReSAL).” The Commissioner for Information, Muhammad Garba, disclosed this while briefing newsmen on the outcome of Read more…


Britain says the 2021 Conference of Parties (COP26) summit aims to protect and restore nature while following the best available science on climate change. British High Commissioner to Nigeria, Catriona Laing, said this at a press conference of the UK’s Read more…


The role of legislators is critical in placing climate change mitigation and adaptation firmly on the political agenda, participants at a conference heard. The event took place ahead of the UN’s forthcoming COP26 climate change conference in Glasgow, UK. Konrad Read more…


Africa Resilience Forum 2021 kicked off with a strong focus on climate change, COVID-19 and conflict. The opening session focused on the competing needs of development and security, especially in the prevailing environment of heightened fiscal constraints, while another focused Read more…


Akinwumi Adesina, President of the African Development Bank (AfDB) has called on developed countries to meet their promise to provide $100 billion annually to support developing countries to tackle the impact of climate change, build climate adaptation and resilience. Adesina said this Read more…


The United Nations (UN) has commended the African Development Bank (AfDB) for its global leadership efforts in promoting climate adaptation. UN Secretary-General António Guterres stated this while addressing the United Nations General Assembly. Guterres said at a time the planet was Read more…


The 2021 Climate Chance Summit ended with a call on African governments and other environment/development organizations to make inclusiveness the driver of all climate mitigation efforts. At the end of the summit, it was also agreed that such inclusiveness must Read more…