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Video gaming industry set to become front warrior against climate change

Video Game

The video game industry is ready to focus in and do much more for the planet. In August 2020, the absolute greatest names in portable gaming divulged a progression of naturally themed missions and messages that will be coordinated into mainstream titles, for example, Angry Birds 2, Golf Clash and Subway Surfers. A video game scene The increments will urge ...

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Paris Agreement, Africa, and energy transition

Paris Agreement

By most measures, the Paris Agreement is a bad deal for African countries – signing on to bear the economic brunt of fixing a problem to which they have contributed very little. Yet, it could also prove to be a perfectly timed blessing in disguise for Africa’s energy future that would be a shame to see go to waste. Jubilation ...

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Group begins nationwide UK protest on climate, ecological bill

Extinction Rebellion

Climate change activist group, Extinction Rebellion, on Friday, August 28, 2020 launched nationwide protests in Britain, with a series of initiatives in London and other cities ahead of larger events on the weekend. Extinction Rebellion protesters at ExxonMobil’s UK headquarters in Surrey The activists, with the placards “lies” in giant green letters over the entrance to an office of energy ...

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Technology can ease adaptation to effects of changing world, climate – Melbourne

Sean Melbourne

Speaking at “ClimateLaunchPad NIGERIA” on Thursday, August 20, 2020, Head of Climate Change and Energy, West Africa, British High Commission, Sean Melbourne, emphasises that technology can help to adapt to the changing world, as well as reduce harmful effects of climate change Sean Melbourne, Head of Climate Change & Energy, West Africa, British High Commission Abuja Citizens, communities, and economies ...

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Greta, others meet Merkel: ‘You are robbing us of our future’

Greta Thunberg

Swedish activist Greta Thunberg, whose weekly school strikes for the climate sparked a global youth movement, on Thursday, August 20, 2020 met German Chancellor Angela Merkel in Berlin to discuss ways to mitigate climate change. Greta Thunberg Thunberg, 17, was joined by other members of “Fridays for Future”, including Luisa Neubauer, the 24-year-old face of the protest movement’s Germany branch. ...

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Environmentalist calls for reduction of domestic waste generation to curb climate change

Gloria Kasang Bulus

An environmentalist, Ms Gloria Bulus, has called for the reduction of domestic waste, saying it triggers negative climate change effects on the environment. Gloria Kasang Bulus Bulus, the founder of the Bridge-that-Gap initiative, an NGO, made the call in an interview with the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) on Tuesday, August 18, 2020 in Lagos. The environmentalist said the increase ...

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Environmental experts call for green growth strategy for Nigeria

Sharon Ikeazor

Management of climate change in post COVID-19 Nigeria was at the front burner as environmental experts from different parts of the world dialogued on policy options for Nigeria in developing low-carbon resilient climate. Mrs. Sharon Ikeazor, Minister of State for the Environment The webinar dialogue, held on Friday, August 14, 2020, was under the auspices of the Resource and Environmental ...

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Youth Day: British High Commission hosts engagement for climate action

Catriona Laing

August 12 was declared International Youth Day (IYD) by the United Nations in 1999 to serve as an annual celebration of young people’s voices, actions and initiatives, as well as draw lessons on how young people across the globe and their participation in political, economic and social processes could be significantly enhanced. British High Commissioner to Nigeria, Catriona Laing Theme ...

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Climate change: Group tasks communities, schools on tree planting

Tree planting

An environmental advocacy group, Foundation for a Better Environment (FABE), has told communities in Lagos State to plant trees to create cleaner air and mitigate climate change. Tree planting Founder of the group, Mrs Temitope Okunnu, who made the call in Lagos on Saturday, August 8, 2020, said the group was keen on the establishment of an eco-conscious generation, committed ...

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African govts told to urgently address climate, health challenges

President Cyril Ramaphosa of South Africa

The African Climate Justice Group has called on African governments and institutions to respond urgently to the joint climate, health and COVID-19 crises facing the continent. Cyril Ramaphosa, President of South Africa and Chairperson of the African Union The group made the submission in a statement endorsed by over 300 African and international organisations and individuals. Continental institutions such as ...

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