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COP27: Backsliding on fossil fuels undermines progress on loss and damage

In the months preceding COP27, unprecedented climate disasters around the globe were coupled with near-universal recognition that climate action must urgently accelerate to avoid...

COP27 gets knocks for stalling on fossils, cautious optimism on loss and damage fund

For the 27th time, the UN climate talks appear to have failed to directly address the biggest driver of the climate crisis: the production...

No phase out of fossil fuels threatens gains on loss and damage – 350

As the final outcomes of UN Climate Talks in Egypt (COP27) were announced at the break of dawn on Sunday, November 20, 2022, the...

COP27 negotiations risk collapse as phasing out fossil fuels omitted from cover text

Tensions are mounting in the final hours of COP27 as the newly released cover decision text fails to commit to the swift, just, and...

COP27: Oilwatch laments poor attention to fossil as cause of climate change

Oilwatch, an international network that seeks to limit extraction of fossil fuels in the southern hemisphere, has challenged global leaders to acknowledge fossil fuels...

CSOs urge AfDB, EIB to formulate fossil fuel exclusion policy

As the Finance in Common summit kicks off in Cote d'Ivoire, civil society organisations are calling on leading Public Finance Institutions, among them the...

Green hydrogen: Short-term scarcity, long-term uncertainty

Green hydrogen from renewable electricity and derived e-fuels are uniquely valuable for achieving climate neutrality. They can replace fossil fuels in industry or long-distance...

Total’s high Q2 profit: Activists want flow of money to fossil fuel majors halted

Apparently overwhelmed by the staggering second quarter profits of $5.7 billion announced on Thursday, July 28, 2022 by oil giant Total to shareholders, some activists have...

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Nigeria inaugurates committee on plastic management

The Federal Government of Nigeria on Tuesday, December 6, 2022, inaugurated a project steering committee to promote sustainable plastics...
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Investigation raises concerns over plastic waste accumulation on shores of Africa’s Rift Valley lakes

An investigation into the concentration of microplastics in some Africa Rift Valley lakes has found no traces of microplastics...

Shelter Afrique targets East African bourses, pension funds in $500m housing bond

Buoyed by the successful local currency bond debut in Nigeria early this year, pan-African housing development financier, Shelter Afrique,...

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Nigeria inaugurates committee on plastic management

The Federal Government of Nigeria on Tuesday, December 6,...

Investigation raises concerns over plastic waste accumulation on shores of Africa’s Rift Valley lakes

An investigation into the concentration of microplastics in some...