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CSOs advocate ‘green recovery’ out of COVID-19 pandemic

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A network of civil society organisations (CSOs) has called for a “Green Recovery Deal” out of COVID-19 in Nigeria. Coronavirus The CSOs made the call in a statement issued by Mr Pius Oko, the Project Officer, Climate and Sustainable Development Network (CSDevNet) Abuja on Tuesday, June 23, 2020. The network is made up of groups operating under the aegis of CSDevNet, ...

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Activists denounce planned ‘corporate takeover’ of New York climate summit

Nnimmo Bassey

On the 23rd of September, United Nations Secretary General, Ban Ki Moon, will host a Climate Summit in New York, bringing political leaders, big business and select civil society representatives. The event appears to have been surrounded by lots of fanfare but proposes voluntary pledges for emission cuts, market-based and public-private partnership initiatives such as REDD+, Climate-Smart Agriculture and the Sustainable ...

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COP 19: African CSOs demand full implementation of agreements

Salisu Dahiru

Civil society organisation (CSOs) across Africa have demanded that developed countries fulfil and implement their commitments under the UN climate convention, in order to fairly share a necessary “emissions budget,” and avoid catastrophic climate change. At a press conference held immediately after the opening session of the 19th session of the UN Warsaw Climate Conference, the group said that Africa ...

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