Monday, 21 June, 2021

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Tag: 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…


The African Island nation of Madagascar has suffered its worst drought in decades. It has left over 1.5 million Madagascans hungry and in need. This is double the figure at the same time last year and the crisis is mounting. 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…


Despite several declarations by governments and businesses of the G-7 nations to promote energy transition to alternative sources, experts say the industrialized a nations still spend billions of dollars on fossil fuels. The report tagged: ‘Cleaning up their act? G7 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…


For the transition from fossil fuels to clean energy to succeed, there is the need for global collaboration. John Kerry, U.S Special Envoy on climate made this call when he declared open the 12th Clean Energy Ministerial Summit. Kerry said Read more…


Henceforth, all top Swiss banks, insurers and other businesses will now disclose climate risks in their operations. This is to ensure transparency as regarding the impact of their activities on the environment locally and abroad. FINMA – Switzerland’s independent financial-markets 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…


……Political Parties also champion ban One out of four Germans now support a ban on short-haul flights. This represents twenty-four percent of respondents to a survey by the opinion research institute YouGov on behalf of the German Press Agency.  Around Read more…