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Monthly Archives: October, 2016

Carbon markets can reduce climate action costs, says report

101 countries consider carbon pricing as part of their Paris Agreement commitments Greater cooperation through carbon trading could reduce the cost of climate change mitigation...

Youth to highlight Paris Agreement role

Young people will be gathering in Marrakech just before the 22nd Session of the Conference of the Parties (COP22) to the United Nations Framework...

West Africa steps up transparency on climate action

Shortly before the entry into force of the historic Paris Climate Change Agreement on November 4, West African countries are stepping up cooperation to...

Boosting renewables in cities deemed vital for Paris goal

Cities now have an unprecedented opportunity to transform and decarbonise their energy supply and use, according to a new report from the International Renewable...

‘Stunted children today will lead to stunted economies tomorrow’

Akinwumi Adesina, President of the African Development Bank (AfDB), and John Kufuor, former President of Ghana and Co-chair of the Global Panel on Agriculture...

GHGs: Nigeria, Morocco accused of double standards

Civil society organisations (CSOs) have accused some developing countries of insecurity and double standards by implementing projects that increase greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions into...

Why we’re demolishing shanties, illegal structures, by Lagos government

Lagos State Government on Tuesday clarified its decision to demolish illegal structures and shanties erected along the river banks and under high tension cables...

Kenya hailed for ratifying Paris Agreement

Kenya is among 15 African countries that have been commended for ratifying the Paris Agreement on climate change by representatives of over 1,000 civil...

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Earth dam: ACReSAL makes case for Kwara community

The Agro-Climatic Resilence Semi-Arid Landscapes (ACReSAL) team has called for re-channelisation and construction of an earth dam for irrigation...
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New Minamata Convention amendment protects children from amalgam use

The Children’s Amendment to the amalgam reduction requirement of the Minamata Convention on Mercury entered into force on Friday,...

Pakistan braces for worst flooding in decades as monsoon rains loom

Pakistan braces for worst flooding in decades as heavy monsoon rains may submerge cities and cause rivers to burst...

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Earth dam: ACReSAL makes case for Kwara community

The Agro-Climatic Resilence Semi-Arid Landscapes (ACReSAL) team has called...

New Minamata Convention amendment protects children from amalgam use

The Children’s Amendment to the amalgam reduction requirement of...