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Group backs creation of Global Green Fund to address toxic chemical crisis

The environmental health and justice watchdog group, EcoWaste Coalition, has added its voice to the call to create a Global Green Chemicals and Waste...

China advances energy-saving, low-carbon development in 2022

China reduced energy consumption and carbon dioxide (CO2) emissions in 2022 amid efforts to promote high-quality and green development, according to an official statistical...

Experts call for renewed focus on sustainable development goals in Africa

A concerted re-focus on sustainable development goals is needed in order to meet the aspirations of the Agenda 2030 and Africa’s transformation Agenda 2063,...

UN calls for Africa’s leadership, commitment, action on SDGs

The United Nations (UN) has called for African countries’ solidarity, leadership, commitment and action in achieving the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) by 2030. UN’s Deputy...

UNECA urges Africa to explore renewable energy sources for sustainable industrialisation

The United Nations Economic Commission for Africa (UNECA) said African countries needed to shift to renewable energy sources to promote sustainable industrialisation. Acting Executive Secretary,...

Climate finance: CSOs ask GCF to strongly focus on vulnerable communities, women

The Green Climate Fund (GCF) has been called upon to have a stronger focus on communities at the frontline of climate crisis, ensuring that...

AfricaTech Awards: IFC, Viva to reward cutting-edge climate tech entrepreneurs, others

The International Finance Corporation (IFC), a member of the World Bank Group, and Viva Technology on Monday, February 27, 2023, announced the second edition...

Bumpy task of tracking microplastics across Africa

“We know that there is serious plastic pollution going on, but what we observed at Osun River was beyond expectation.” Dr Gideon Idowu, an...

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We’ve confidence in Azerbaijan for hosting and presiding over COP29 – Belgian diplomat, Lenaerts

Baku, the capital of Azerbaijan, will become the world centre of climate policy November 2024 by hosting the 29th...
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Nigeria’s water resources potential as driver of president’s food security agenda

On assumption of office, the President Bola Tinubu-led administration embarked on an ambitious transformation to revitalise Nigeria’s economy and...

Onuigbo commends Tinubu’s efforts towards tackling climate change

A former federal lawmaker, Chief Sam Onuigbo, has commended President Bola Tinubu for recognising the opportunities that abound in...

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Nigeria’s water resources potential as driver of president’s food security agenda

On assumption of office, the President Bola Tinubu-led administration...
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