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Monthly Archives: August, 2018

Nigeria gets $2.7m grant for clean energy, GEF de-risks off-grid lighting

The Global Environment Facility (GEF) has started the process of removing the risks that may stand in the way of sustainable off-grid lighting solutions...

Privatising the oceans through pollution

Nnimmo Bassey, Director of the ecological think tank, Health of Mother Earth Foundation (HOMEF), speaking at the Sustainability Academy (with the theme “Extractives, Oceans...

Artiste Rocky Dawuni designated as Regional UN Goodwill Ambassador

Rocky Dawuni, a Grammy-nominated singer-songwriter, was on Thursday, August 30, 2018 designated as the Regional UN Goodwill Ambassador at an evening of celebrations at...

Clean Development Mechanism passes new milestone

The Clean Development Mechanism (CDM), which has incentivised billions of dollars’ worth of investment in climate action and has registered thousands of projects throughout...

Pictorials of National Tobacco Control Act unveiled

As part of efforts to sensitise Nigerians on the National Tobacco Control Act, the Federal Ministry of Health and the Environmental Rights Action/Friends of...

Enugu sensitises residents on use of plastics

The Enugu State Government says it has begun public sensitisation on ways to minimise the use of plastics to reduce environmental problems in the...

Africa records high health improvement in new WHO report

A new report by the World Health Organisation (WHO) Regional Office for Africa has shown a high improvement in health in the region. WHO, at...

Nigeria vows to explore all avenues to benefit from Green Climate Fund

The Federal Government said on Thursday, August 30, 2018 that it would explore all possible avenues to ensure that Nigeria benefitted immensely from the...

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Concern over COP28 fossil fuel phase-out imbroglio

Observers on the ground at COP28 in Dubai are alleging that the richest oil and gas exporting nations, being...
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Challenge launched at COP28 to harness artificial intelligence for climate action

The UN Climate Change Technology Executive Committee (TEC), together with Enterprise Neurosystem, a non-profit open-source artificial intelligence (AI) community, has...

COP28: African CSOs demand increased renewable energy, adaptation finance to continent

As climate negotiations at COP28 enter the homestretch in Dubai, African Civil Society Organisations (CSOs) and representatives from affected...

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Concern over COP28 fossil fuel phase-out imbroglio

Observers on the ground at COP28 in Dubai are...

Challenge launched at COP28 to harness artificial intelligence for climate action

The UN Climate Change Technology Executive Committee (TEC), together...