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Monthly Archives: October, 2015

Global climate response raises hope for 2 degree C temperature limit

New UN report synthesises national climate plans from 146 countries in advance of Paris An unprecedented world-wide effort is underway to combat climate change, building...

WHO, SRADev push to phase out lead-containing paints

Lead poisoning is entirely preventable yet the World Health Organisation (WHO) estimates childhood lead exposure to contribute to about 600 000 new cases of...

China ends one-child policy

China has decided to end its decades-long one-child policy, the state-run Xinhua news agency reports. Couples will now be allowed to have two children, it...

Equatorial Guinea promotes new offshore exploration in 2016

Following the success of its 2012 and 2014 bidding rounds, the Ministry of Mines, Industry and Energy of Equatorial Guinea has announced it will...

Flagship Sustainable Energy Roadmap for the Caribbean unveiled

The Caribbean Community (CARICOM) has received recommendations for reaching an ambitious regional target of 48% renewable energy generation by 2027. The Caribbean Sustainable Energy Roadmap...

Paints in Côte d’Ivoire have high lead levels, study finds

Consumers can’t buy safe products because labels lack information about lead levels A new study on lead in decorative paints in Côte d’Ivoire released on...

Nigeria begins review of ozone layer protection regulations

Nigeria has initiated moves to protect the environment and restore ozone layer to pre-industrial age level, with the commencement of amendment on the national ozone layer protection...

UNFCCC to present Aggregation Report of INDCs

On Friday, 30. October 2015, 10:00 a.m. CET, the UN Climate Change Secretariat will present the synthesis report on the aggregate effect of intended nationally...

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AfDB strengthens partnership with CSOs

The African Development Bank (AfDB) says it is solidifying its partnership with civil society organisations (CSOs) in West Africa. The...
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UN raises alarm over famine in Sudan

UN humanitarians in Sudan on Friday, April 12, 2024, issued a fresh alert about pervasive food insecurity and looming...

Economic hardship: Archbishop Kaigama inaugurates ‘Environmental Regeneration Briquette Project’

Archbishop of the Catholic Diocese of Abuja, Most Rev. Ignatius Kaigama, has inaugurated the “Environmental Regeneration Briquette Project”, to...

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AfDB strengthens partnership with CSOs

The African Development Bank (AfDB) says it is solidifying...

UN raises alarm over famine in Sudan

UN humanitarians in Sudan on Friday, April 12, 2024,...
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