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Expert recommends ways to tackle climate change effects

Yola flood

An agrometeorologist, Dr Adewale Adetayo, has recommended mitigation and adaptation strategies as part of measures to reduce the effects of climate change on the environment. Flooding in Yola, Nigeria Adetayo, who works at the Institute of Agricultural Research and Training (IAR &T), Ibadan, Oyo State, made the recommendation in an interview on Thursday, January 21, 2021 in Ibadan. He said ...

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Exploring adaptation and mitigation measures to global climate change

Professor Nasiru M. Idris

Climate change is an inevitable phenomenon, and it requires an urgent global challenge with long-term implications for the sustainable development of all countries. Several reports have warned of changing weather patterns and rising sea levels due to accelerating greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions from human activities. Professor Nasiru M. Idris For many, a warming climactic system is expected to impact the ...

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Climate change impacts and solutions in Nigeria

Lokoja

Nigeria’s climate has been unstable over the years, evident in: temperature rise, rise in sea level and flooding, variable rainfall, oil spillage, drought and desertification, land degradation, pollution, security impacts, decrease in food yield, limited electrical power supply, loss of biodiversity and erosion among others. Climate change impact in Nigeria: Flooded parts of Lokoja in Kogi State in 2012 In ...

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Tunisian NAMA proposal secures funding

Tunisia

The NAMA Facility has pre-selected the Tunisian Building NAMA proposal “Scaling-up Renewable Energy and Energy Efficiency in the Building Sector” to receive funding for the Detailed Preparation Phase as its part of its 4th call for projects funding. The Nationally Appropriate Mitigation Action (NAMA) proposal was developed by Ecofys for the Tunisian Agency for Energy Conservation (ANME). Ecofys developed the ...

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NAMA funding secured for Colombia transit-oriented development

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An innovative Nationally Appropriate Mitigation Action (NAMA) in Colombia that integrates transport and land-use planning at the local level can now move to implementation following a 14.7 million euro grant from the NAMA Facility. The Colombia Transit-Oriented Development (TOD) NAMA is designed to promote better-planned, walkable, transit-oriented neighborhoods, to lower greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions and also reduce household transportation costs, expand ...

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GGGWeek2016: Climate action-packed week beckons

jeju island

Indications are that the Global Green Growth Week 2016, taking place from 5 to 9 September on Jeju Island, Republic of Korea, is shaping up to be an energetic platform for climate action. Under the theme “Maximising Impact for Inclusive and Sustainable Green Growth,” GGGWeek2016 will bring together leading experts from both the public and private sectors to identify practical, innovative ...

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NAMA: Benefits of Kenya solid waste management

Waste management

Waste management is a major challenge in Kenya, especially in Nairobi, the rapidly growing capital. Nairobi produces around 2,400 tons of waste every day, of which only 38% is collected and less than 10% recycled. The remaining 62% is left on illegal dumpsites and next to houses or burned, causing severe health and environmental problems. Additionally, the private sector overlooks ...

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Mongolia, Pakistan, Philippines, Vietnam to showcase NAMAs at carbon forum

Mongolia

Building on the fresh momentum resulting from the Paris Climate Change Agreement, 2016 is a crucial year to translate global commitments on climate change and development finance into concrete actions and plans. In light of this, the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change’s (UNFCCC) secretariat has organised a NAMA Market Place session to be held during this year’s Asia Pacific ...

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Benefits of limiting global warming to 1.5-degree

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The recent streak of record-breaking temperatures has shown that climate change is not waiting for the world to take decisive action. But the adoption of the Paris Agreement was a clear signal that the world is ready to take climate change seriously. 175 countries signed and 15 of these ratified the climate deal during the signing ceremony. Now there is every indication the agreement could ...

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Promising prospects for solar, wind energy

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The Paris Climate Change Agreement set the course for the world to shift to a sustainable energy future, placing renewables at the cutting edge of the necessary transformation of the energy sector. The costs and benefits of transitioning to a clean energy future have been the subject of much debate. New analysis from the International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA) highlights the ...

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