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Nigeria begins preparation of second Biennial Update Report on climate change

A virtual Stakeholders Inception Workshop held on Friday, September 18, 2020 has initiated activities for the development of Nigeria’s Second Biennial Update Report (BUR2)...

Climate change plays a role in U.S. fires, climate expert says

The wave of devastating forest fires currently sweeping parts of the western United States is, in part, a result of man-made climate change, an...

GCA Africa launch described as ‘historic moment to accelerate adaptation’

The Global Centre on Adaptation (GCA) on Wednesday, September 16, 2020 announced the launch of its regional office in Côte d’Ivoire. Hosted by the African...

Climate change: Experts advocate collaboration to address severe threats

Climate change experts have called for greater collaboration among funders to address the severe threat that climate change poses to Africa’s development. The experts made...

EU chief announces 55% emissions reduction target for 2030

European Commission President, Ursula von der Leyen, announced plans on Wednesday, September 16, 2020 to target a 55% cut in greenhouse gas emissions by...

Climate change triggers migration in middle-income, agricultural countries – Study

Environmental hazards affect populations worldwide and can drive migration under specific conditions. Changes in temperature levels, increased rainfall variability, and rapid-onset disasters, such as...

Historical climate fluctuations in Central Europe overestimated due to tree ring analysis

Tree rings exaggerate, a team of researchers finds. Scientists deduce historical climatic conditions for the past hundreds of years from the width of the...

Youths have right to question, interrogate, shape direction of climate policy – Okereke

The International Climate Change Development Initiative (ICCDI) recently had Professor Chukwumerije Okereke, Director, Centre for Climate Change and Development of the Alex Ekwueme Federal University,...

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COVID-19 increased nearly 30% in past two weeks – WHO

The World Health Organisation (WHO) says the global reported cases of COVID-19 have increased by nearly 30 per cent...
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Nigeria requires over 350m trees yearly to check deforestation – NCF

The Nigerian Conservation Foundation (NCF) says that Nigeria needs to plant over 350 million trees annually to check deforestation. Director-General,...

Uganda urges UN refugee agency to support environmental protection drive

Ugandan President Yoweri Museveni has urged the United Nations to support the country’s environmental protection efforts by providing refugees...

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COVID-19 increased nearly 30% in past two weeks – WHO

The World Health Organisation (WHO) says the global reported...

Nigeria requires over 350m trees yearly to check deforestation – NCF

The Nigerian Conservation Foundation (NCF) says that Nigeria needs...