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Nigeria will attract climate finance by implementing action plans – Ikeazor

Sharon Ikeazor

Nigeria’s Environment Minister of State, Sharon Ikeazor, in an interview conducted in Glasgow at the UN Climate Change Conference (COP26), expresses optimism that the country will attract financing to address its ecological challenges and alleviate the situation of the vulnerable people. Excerpts: Environment Minister of State, Sharon Ikeazor From the situation on ground, particular Nigeria, what sort of a deal ...

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Lagos unveils five-year Climate Action Plan

Lagos Climate Change Summit

The Lagos State Government on Tuesday, June 8, 2021 unveiled a five-year Climate Action Plan (CAP) 2020-2025, towards combating the challenges of climate change. Commissioner for the Environment and Water Resources, Mr Tunji Bello (second left); wife of the Deputy Governor, Mrs Oluremi Hamzat; Lagos State Deputy Governor, Dr Obafemi Hamzat; Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu; Speaker of the State House of ...

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Singapore lists benefits of proposed carbon tax

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The Government of Singapore has announced its intent to implement a carbon tax on the emission of greenhouse gases. The disclosure was made in the country’s Budget of 2017. “We will consult widely with stakeholders, and aim to implement the carbon tax from 2019. The tax will generally be applied upstream, for example, on power stations and other large direct ...

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Why Nigeria should hasten and submit climate action plan

Odewale Abayomi Joseph

At the 21st Session of the Conference of the Parties (COP 21) to the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) slated for December 2015, climate negotiators from all over the world will converge on Paris, where they will deliberate on concrete Co2 emissions reduction plans to be incorporated with total renewable energy road maps geared towards limiting and ...

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Paris 2015: Nigeria initiates preparation of climate action plan

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Nigeria formally commenced the preparation of its climate action plan, tagged Intended Nationally Determined Contributions (INDCs), on Wednesday, 29 April 2015 in Abuja when a host of stakeholders brainstormed all day long. The INDCs is a requirement to be submitted by all parties to the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) as a major component of the climate ...

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