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Nigeria: CSO Tasks Kaduna Assembly On Environmental Protection Laws

Nigeria: CSO Tasks Kaduna Assembly On Environmental Protection Laws

  By Iliya Kure A Nigerian Environmental Organisation, Bridge That Gap, has tasked Kaduna State House of Assembly on promulgating laws that will protect the environment. Addressing members of the Assembly during an advocacy visit, Executive Director of Bridge That Gap, Gloria Bulus, said such laws were necessary to forestall further damage already caused to […]

Africa Climate March, Youths Demand Global Action … take To Streets In Accra Ghana

  By ‘Seyifunmi Adebote, Accra, Ghana: The fourth day of the ongoing Africa Climate Week took a different swing as hundreds of African youths representing the Youth Wing of the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) took to the streets of Accra, Ghana for the Africa Climate March. The March begun at the […]

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South Africa To Conserve Wetlands

  The Department of Environmental Affairs will go on a public awareness drive to raise the importance of protecting and conserving the country’s wetlands. The drive, which will be carried out in Mpumalanga, is scheduled to get underway on Monday, 25 February. “The ultimate objective of the campaign is to heighten education and raise public […]

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Lake Chad Water Crisis, Climate Change Take Centre Stage At Hague Conference

  World leaders have converged on The Hague, Netherlands to call on countries to take urgent actions toward reducing the impact of climate change to water, livelihoods, peace and security. At the opening of the Planetary Security Conference on Tuesday, they insisted that the impact of climate change on water, peace and security on development […]

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Zambia Calls For Closer Collaboration To Tackle Climate Change

  Zambia on Thursday called for closer collaboration among stakeholders to tackle the negative effects of climate change. Zambia’s Minister of National Development Planning Alexander Chiteme said at a World Bank-led Climate Investment Fund meeting in Morocco. “Collaboration between the public and private sectors is vital in tackling the challenges that climate change is posing […]

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South Africa At UN, Calls For Climate Change Efforts Be Scaled Up

  South Africa believes that efforts in the fight against climate change need to be scaled up within a multilateral regime that protects the development gains of developing countries. Speaking at the United Nations Security Council (UNSC) open debate on addressing the impact of climate related disasters on international peace and security, South Africa’s permanent […]

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Nigeria: Renewable Energy Financing, Germany Embassy Hosts Stakeholders

  By Seyifunmi Adebote At 7000MW, Nigeria still lacks the needed capacity to cater to her power needs across the country and with over 90 million people without access to electricity. It is against this background stakeholders gathered to discuss and adequate financing Nigeria’s Power sector, as well as, explore other innovative sources of power generation for […]

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Climate Change: Millions Of Aquatic Life Endangered In Nigeria

    By: Ibrahima Yakubu/Mike Odeh James/Mayen Etim Two-third of world marine life is considered endangered species due to climate change and improper disposal of chemicals which affects living organisms in streams, Rivers or the oceans. Marine life is the plants, animals and other organisms that live in the salt water of the sea or […]

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