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What IPCC report means for Nigeria

Dr. Mahmood Mohammad Abubakar

The new UN Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) Climate Report is sounding the alarm, most especially to a country like Nigeria: if we fail to act urgently, there will be catastrophic global consequences. And we’re already nearing abrupt climate tipping points. Minister of Environment, Dr. Mahmood Mohammad Abubakar Climate change is already impacting Nigeria today. From longer seasons to more ...

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IPCC report: Disseminate information on critical points, ANEJ urges members

Sidi El Moctar Cheiguer

The African Network of Environmental Journalists (ANEJ) has taken note of the concerns highlighted in the latest Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) world report released on August 9, 2021, in Geneva, Switzerland, on current and future climate change challenges around the world. Sidi El Moctar Cheiguer, President, African Network of Environmental Journalists (ANEJ) According to the report, scientists are ...

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IPCC report: UNCCD, PACJA express concerns over land, warming

Ibrahim Thiaw

The Working Group 1 assessment report released on Monday, August 9, 2021, by the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) has continued to attract comments from concerned organisations. Ibrahim Thiaw, Executive Director of UN Convention to Combat Desertification (UNCCD) The Report, which is part of the IPCC’s Sixth Assessment Report of climate change, provides the physical science basis of climate ...

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Thunberg, Okereke, Bassey: More reactions trail UN climate report

Greta Thunberg

The United Nations panel on climate change on Monday said global warming was dangerously close to being out of control and humans were “unequivocally” to blame. Greta Thunberg Report from the scientists of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) warned that greenhouse gas levels in the atmosphere were high enough to guarantee climate disruption for decades if not centuries. It ...

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UK calls for greater global ambition as UN finds world warming faster than previously estimated

Boris Johnson

The UK is calling for urgent global action in response to a UN report published on Monday, August 9, 2021, on the science of climate change, that says the planet has warmed more than previously estimated. Britain’s Prime Minister, Boris Johnson. Photo credit: AP Photo/Alberto Pezzali This latest report published by the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) has been ...

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IPCC report sounds dire warning, no time to lose – CSE’s Sunita Narain

Sunita Narain

The latest IPCC report confirms that the world can no longer lose time in prevarication or in finding new excuses not to act, including empty promises of net zero by 2050. Director general, Centre for Science and Environment (CSE), Sunita Narain, in this treatise, attempts an appraisal of the report’s findings Sunita Narain, director general, Centre for Science and Environment ...

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IPCC report: Decisive action needed this decade – 350

May Boeve

Environment watchdog, 350.org, has said that the world needs decisive action within this decade, if it wants to have a chance to keep the planet from warming above 1.5C. May Boeve, Executive Director of 350.org. Photo credit: shifttheclimate.org In a reaction to the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) report on the state of the climate released on Monday, August ...

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LDCs on IPCC report: Alarm bells are ringing

Sonam P. Wangdi

“Alarm bells are ringing; I hope everyone is hearing them,” said Mr Sonam P. Wangdi following the release of the latest IPCC’s Working Group 1 report AR6 Climate Change 2021: The Physical Science basis on Monday, August 9, 2021. Mr Sonam P. Wangdi, Chair of the Least Developed Countries (LDCs) Group Mr Wangdi, the chair of the group of the 46 least developed ...

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Climate report: Human influence indisputably warmed system, says UNFCCC

patricia espinosa

In a statement on the Working Group I contribution to the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) sixth assessment report, entitled Climate Change 2021: the Physical Science Basis, the UN Climate Change officially welcomes the report Patricia Espinosa, executive secretary of the UNFCCC The Working Group I contribution to the IPCC’s Sixth Assessment report confirms that it is indisputable that ...

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Climate report a code red for humanity, alarm bells deafening – Guterres

António Guterres

UN Secretary-General, Antonio Guterres, speaking on the IPCC Working Group I Report on the Physical Science Basis of the Sixth Assessment, says that the world is at risk of hitting 1.5 degrees and that, to prevent exceeding the threshold, efforts must be stepped up to pursue the most ambitious path António Guterres. UN Secretary General Today’s IPCC Working Group 1 Report ...

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