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Climate change: ‘Nowhere is safe, if Africa isn’t’ – Adenike Oladosu warns

Adenike Oladosu

Nigerian youth climate activist, Adenike Oladosu, has warned that the impact of climate change will not be limited to Africa alone. Adenike Oladosu Despite contributing less to global carbon emissions, the African continent has continued to face extreme consequences of climate change while the world’s largest emitters seem to look on. “If Africa is not safe, definitely Europe is not safe, ...

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French citizens’ assembly votes to make ecocide a crime

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Following the “gilets jaunes” crisis in 2019, President Emmanuel Macron convened a “citizen’s climate assembly” – the Convention Citoyenne pour le Climat (CCC) of 150 randomly selected French citizens – and gave them a mandate to discuss and propose policies for addressing the climate crisis. Ecocide in Niger Delta region, Nigeria The CCC has just voted on its final proposals.  ...

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Ecocide emerges to tackle crime against environment

A new era in environmental protection has emerged in Nigeria and 94 other countries, where environmental violations by Transnational Corporations, especially those involved in oil and mineral exploration are rife, as new laws that stipulate stringent punishments for crimes against the environment in these countries are being worked out. This may put an end to the era when multinational oil and ...

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