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Govt urged to provide incentives for clean alternative power

Generator Pollution

A Professor of Environmental Management and Control, Prof. Christian Madu, on Wednesday, September 8, 2021 urged the federal and state governments to provide incentives for residents to procure clean alternative power sources. The WHO says that, in one year, 46,750 persons died as a result of outdoor pollution in Nigeria Madu, who is of the University of Nigeria, Nsukka (UNN), ...

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Methanol fuel will benefit Nigerians greatly – Onu

Dr. Ogbonnaya Onu

The Minister of Science, Technology and Innovation, Dr Ogbonnaya Onu, says developing methanol fuel technology policy will benefit Nigerians greatly in getting access to cheaper and cleaner energy. Dr. Ogbonnaya Onu, Minister of Science and Technology The Minister said this on Tuesday, August 24, 2021 in Abuja during a road show to sensitise the public on methanol fuel production technology. ...

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Transition to clean energy takes centre stage at Berlin Dialogue

patricia espinosa

The annual Berlin Energy Transition Dialogue kicked off on Tuesday, March 16, 2021, with high-level participants from politics, industry, science and civil society coming together virtually for the two-day event to explore the theme “towards climate neutrality.” Patricia Espinosa, executive secretary of the UNFCCC Speaking at the event, UN Climate Change Executive Secretary, Patricia Espinosa, called the global economic response to the ...

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Clean energy innovation to drive Biden’s energy policy – Agunbiade

Joe Biden

A Subject Matter Expert in Subsea Engineering and Director at National Oilwell Varco based in Houston, Texas, Dr. Babajide Agunbiade, has said that clean energy innovation and pursuit of zero-emission is expected to form the pivot of the incoming US government’s energy policy. Joe Biden, President-elect of the United States Dr Agunbiade made the disclosure while responding to a question ...

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Americans support transition to 100% clean economy

Donald Trump

A national poll conducted by the Centre for Climate Change Communication, George Mason University in Fairfax, Virginia, USA finds that American voters strongly support transitioning the U.S. to clean sources of energy, and think that transitioning away from natural gas will benefit Americans and their communities. President Donald Trump of the US Conducted with Climate Nexus and the Yale Programme ...

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How clean energy can meet most of Paris Agreement’s energy-related goals

Dolf Gielen

Ahead of the G20 meeting which starts in Hamburg, Germany at the end of the week, the International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA) has published a report showing that clean energy could achieve 90% of the energy-related CO emission reductions required to meet the central goals of the Paris Climate Change Agreement. Nations agreed in Paris in 2015 to limit the ...

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CEM8: Clean energy challenge demands global leadership


Energy ministers and high-level representatives from 24 countries and the European Commission who met in Beijing, China from Tuesday, June 6 to Thursday, June 8, 2017 for the eighth Clean Energy Ministerial (CEM8) meeting, reviewed the latest advances in clean energy technology and discuss how to advance the global clean energy transition. “CEM is becoming a leading international cooperation platform ...

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Apple issues second Green Bond to finance clean energy

Tim Cook

Apple Inc., which issued the biggest green bond ever sold by a U.S. corporation last year to finance projects fighting global warming, is doing it again. On Tuesday, June 23, 2017 the iPhone maker issued a $1 billion green bond to fund renewable energy generation. It builds on $1.5 billion worth of bonds the Cupertino, California-based company sold a year ...

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Global coal production shows 2016 record low


Is it the end of an era for coal? Production of the fossil fuel dropped by a record amount in 2016, according to BP Plc’s annual review of global energy trends. China, the world’s biggest energy consumer, burned the least coal in six years and use dropped in the U.S to a level last seen in the 1970s, the company’s data ...

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UN, GCF, support Ghana, Tonga’s clean energy, drought resilience drive

Jukka Uosukainen

In what looks like the first collaboration of its kind, the Governments of Ghana and Tonga will receive Readiness and Preparatory Support from the Green Climate Fund (GCF) for green technology assistance delivered by the Climate Technology Centre & Network (CTCN), thus marking a new engagement between the Finance and Technology Mechanisms of the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate ...

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