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Monthly Archives: June, 2017

US mayors commit to 100% renewable energy by 2035

Over 250 US mayors have committed to procure 100% renewable energy for their cities by 2035, thereby providing a significant boost to climate action. Interest...

UNICEF certifies Katsina communities Open Defecation Free

No fewer than 825 communities in Katsina State have so far been certified as Open Defecation Free under the Sanitation, Hygiene and Water in...

Groups petition Ngige on BATN, workers’ face-off

A coalition of civil society groups on the platform of the Nigeria Tobacco Control Alliance (NTCA) has written to Labour & Employment Minister, Dr....

C40 Cities mayors urge G20 leaders to accelerate climate action

Mayors of the world's largest cities, representing hundreds of millions of citizens, have launched a petition urging G20 heads of state and heads of...

Women frontrunners incite support for Paris accord

Women leaders, under the aegis of the Women’s Forum for the Economy & Society, have declared their backing for the Paris Agreement on Climate...

Kenya to introduce better treatment for people living with HIV

To accelerate access to better antiretroviral (ARV) drugs, the Government of Kenya and Unitaid on Wednesday, June 28, 2017 announced the introduction of a...

Adesina’s emergence as 2017 World Food Prize Laureate hailed

Nigeria’s Chargé d’Affaires to the U.S., Hakeem Balogun, and a former Minister of Finance, Dr. Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala, have lauded the emergence of Dr. Akinwumi Adesina...

Qatar is 150th Party to Paris Agreement

The State of Qatar on Friday, June 23, 2017 deposited its instrument of ratification of the Paris Agreement on Climate Change. The peninsular Arab nation has thus...

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Sydney rainfall makes 2022 wettest year on record

Sydney has officially seen enough rainfall for meteorologists to declare 2022 the Australian city’s wettest year on record on...
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Colorado urged to balance wildlife conservation with outdoor recreation to protect elk

Elk are susceptible to a number of infectious diseases, some of which can be transmitted to livestock. Efforts to...

Govt empowers women, PWDs to mitigate climate change

The Federal Government of Nigeria has reiterated its commitment to the socio-economic empowerment of People With Disabilities (PWDs) and...

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Sydney rainfall makes 2022 wettest year on record

Sydney has officially seen enough rainfall for meteorologists to...

Colorado urged to balance wildlife conservation with outdoor recreation to protect elk

Elk are susceptible to a number of infectious diseases,...