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International Day of Education: Momentum for climate education continues to build

ACE Dialogue

With the world experiencing more frequent and more extreme weather events, climate change education is more important than ever before – a fact increasingly recognised by governments and many stakeholders working in the field of education. Participants at the 8th Dialogue on Action for Climate Empowerment (ACE) in 2020 Education can encourage people to change their attitudes and behaviour. It ...

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NiMet predicts three-day haziness from Monday

Hazy weather

The Nigerian Meteorological Agency (NiMet) has predicted haziness from Monday, January 24 to Wednesday, January 26, 2022, across the country. Hazy weather NiMet’s weather outlook released on Sunday, January 23 in Abuja predicted the Northern states to be in dust haze during the forecast period on Monday. According to it, the North Central cities should be in slight dust haze ...

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COP26 reflections: HOMEF clamours Nigerian COP ahead COP27

COSET

Cadmus Atake-Enade, Project Lead (Fossil Politics), Health of Mother Earth Foundation (HOMEF), at the Post COP26 Meeting organised by the Friedrich Ebert Stiftung Nigeria-supported Coalition for Economic Transformation (COSET) in Abuja on Thursday, January 20, 2022, suggested, among others, that COSET should organise and champion a Nigerian COP to ensure that the nation responds adequately to COP27 Participants at the ...

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Phase out of coal is key climate priority, says Guterres

António Guterres

Addressing world and business leaders at the virtual World Economic Forum holding from January 17 to 21, 2022, United Nations Secretary-General, António Guterres, has highlighted climate action in developing countries as one of the top three global issues requiring urgent attention, citing the targeted phase out of coal as climate priority number one. UN chief António Guterres in Tuvalu. Photo credit: UN Photo/Mark Garten ...

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NiMet predicts three-day sunny, hazy weather conditions

Hazy weather

The Nigeria Meteorological Agency (NiMet) has predicted three days of sunshine and haziness across the country. Hazy weather NiMet’s weather outlook released in Abuja predicted sunny and hazy atmosphere over the North and North central regions during the forecast period on Monday, January 17, 2022. “With the exception of Borno, Gombe, Yobe, Taraba and Adamawa where moderate dust haze with ...

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UNFCCC, AirCarbon Exchange collaborate to promote carbon offsetting

James Grabert

UN Climate Change has begun a new partnership with the AirCarbon Exchange (ACX), the world’s first fully digital carbon exchange, to promote carbon offsetting via emission reductions certified by the secretariat of the UN Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC). James Grabert, UN Climate Change Director, Mitigation Division The partnership will allow ACX clients representing 30 different countries to purchase and retire emission credits ...

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NiMet predicts three-day sunshine, haziness

Hazy weather

 The Nigerian Meteorological Agency (NiMet) has predicted sunshine and haziness from Thursday, January 13 to Saturday, January 15, 2022, across the country. Hazy weather NiMet`s weather outlook release in Abuja on Wednesday, January 12 predicted sunny and hazy atmosphere on Thursday over the northern region throughout the forecast period. According to the agency, moderate dust haze is expected in horizontal ...

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Record number of Americans are ‘Alarmed’ about climate change

John Kerry

A recent study carried out by the Centre for Climate Change Communication of the George Mason University in Fairfax, Virginia, USA, has found that a considerable amount of American find the climate change phenomenon alarming. US Special Presidential Envoy for Climate, John Kerry This disclosure is contained in the Centre’s newly published Climate Note tagged: “Global Warming’s Six Americas, September 2021.” ...

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Urgent private funding needed to fight climate change – Nigel Green

Nigel Green

Increasing deadly weather extremes around the world prove that mobilising private capital is “essential” and “urgent” in order to combat climate change, says the CEO of one of the world’s largest independent financial advisory, asset management and fintech organisations. Nigel Green The call-to-action from deVere Group’s chief executive, Nigel Green, comes as it is revealed the past seven years have ...

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Climate change: Nigeria says Long-Term Vision demonstrates commitment to Paris Agreement implementation

Sharon Ikeazor

The Federal Government of Nigeria has said that it’s 2050 Long-Term Low Emission Vision document is a demonstration of the nation’s commitment to play a leading role in the implementation of the Paris Agreement. Minister of State for the Environment, Chief Sharon Ikeazor, made this assertion sequel to the formal publication of Nigeria’s Long-Term Vision (LTV) document by the Secretariat ...

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