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Monthly Archives: July, 2016

Americans, global warming, God and ‘end times’

For a significant number of Americans, the reality, causes and meaning of global warming are interpreted through the lens of their religious beliefs. Some reject...

Niger Delta: What can go wrong has gone wrong

Nnimmo Bassey, Director, Health of Mother Earth Foundation (HOMEF), says on Tuesday at a forum in Nchia-Eleme, Ogoni, that cleaning up the polluted Ogoniland...

Promising prospects for solar, wind energy

The Paris Climate Change Agreement set the course for the world to shift to a sustainable energy future, placing renewables at the cutting edge of...

African restoration commitments push Bonn Challenge beyond 100m hectares

Ministers from Guinea, the Central African Republic, Côte d’Ivoire, and Ghana have voiced their commitments to restore 11.5 million hectares of degraded forests at...

What race to end malnutrition requires, by WaterAid

The race to end malnutrition requires clean water, good sanitation and good hygiene, WaterAid said in a statement on Tuesday, calling for action as...

Universal capital fuelling African property markets

Despite Africa’s slowdown, property developers and private equity funds continue to pour investment into the continent, but with more focused strategies, industry practitioners have...

High hopes for HFCs phasedown as Vienna talks close

Civil society organisations have welcome the progress made at the international negotiations for phasing down hydrofluorocarbons (HFCs) which ended on a high at the...

Nigeria restates commitment to providing regular, potable water by 2030

Nigeria's Minister of Water Resources, Suleiman Adamu, has restated the Federal Governments’ commitment towards increasing access to potable water for all Nigerians by 2030....

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COP28: PACJA, CSDevNet, SIDA deliberate on ways to tackle climate change

Some civil society groups have been deliberating on ways to tackle climate change even as preparations are on for...
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EU sets higher binding targets for renewable energy consumption

The European Union (EU) is to increase the share of renewable energy in the bloc’s overall energy consumption, under...

Robust plan on flood mitigation underway, says minister

The Minister of Environment, Mohammed Abdullahi, says a comprehensive plan to mitigate flooding across the country will soon be...

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COP28: PACJA, CSDevNet, SIDA deliberate on ways to tackle climate change

Some civil society groups have been deliberating on ways...

EU sets higher binding targets for renewable energy consumption

The European Union (EU) is to increase the share...