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Nigeria restates commitment to COP26 in 2021

Sharon Ikeazor

As the world grapples with the spread of the novel Covid-19 pandemic with its effects on the environment and livelihood, Nigeria has restated its commitment and support to the Bureau of the Conference of the Parties (COP) with the UK and its Italian partners’ decision to postpone the COP26 UN Climate Change Conference until November 2021. Mrs. Sharon Ikeazor, Nigeria’s ...

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World Environment Day: Cities, regions, businesses launch ‘Race to Zero’ campaign

Nigel Topping

To mark the 2020 World Environment Day, an alliance of investors, activists, cities and corporates is gathering virtually on Friday, June 5 for the launch of Race to Zero, the global campaign to mobilise leadership and support for a healthy, resilient, zero carbon recovery which creates well-paying jobs, unlocks inclusive, sustainable growth and prevents future threats. Nigel Topping, UN High ...

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COP26 delay isn’t postponement of ambitious climate action – Melbourne

Sean Melbourne

The 26th session of the Conference of the Parties (COP26) to the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) will now take place from November 1 to 12, 2021 in Glasgow, the United Kingdom. The Bureau of the Conference of the Parties to the UNFCCC, with the UK and its Italian partners, agreed on Thursday, May 28, 2020 new dates for ...

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How new dates were agreed for COP26

Alok Sharma

The 26th session of the Conference of the Parties (COP26) to the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) will now take place from November 1 to 12, 2021 in Glasgow, the United Kingdom. Alok Sharma, COP26 President The Bureau of the Conference of the Parties to the UNFCCC, with the UK and its Italian partners, agreed on Thursday, ...

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COP26: African Group urges developed nations to close climate finance gap

In a response to the decision to postpone the 26th session of the Conference of the Parties (COP26) to the UNFCCC due to the global COVID-19 crisis, the African Group of Negotiators on Climate Change (AGN) has emphasised the vulnerability of African countries to the negative impacts of climate change. The group also called on developed countries to agree on a path forward ...

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