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New analysis shows risks of global warming for Germany

Svenja Schulze

In the event of unchecked climate change, the risks from heat, drought and heavy rain would increase sharply throughout Germany in the future. German Environment Minister, Svenja Schulze This is shown by the results of the federal climate impact and risk analysis (KWRA), which was presented on Monday, June 14, 2021, by the Federal Environment Ministry and the Federal Environment ...

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NIREC urges for legislation to end environmental pollution

Dr. Mahmood Mohammad Abubakar

The Nigeria Inter-Religious Council (NIREC) has called on the government to make legislation to end all forms of environmental pollution in the country. Minister of Environment, Dr. Mahmood Mohammad Abubakar The Executive Secretary, NIREC, Mr Cornelius Omonokhua, made the call in a statement on Thursday, March 11, 2021 in Abuja. Omonokhua  noted with concern that the nation was experiencing its ...

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LASPOTECH plants 2,000 coconut trees to mitigate global warming on campus

Coconut trees

Lagos State Polytechnic (LASPOTECH) in Ikorodu plans to plant 2,000 coconut trees to mitigate the effects of global warming within the campus. Coconut trees Dr Oluremi Olaleye, Rector of LASPOTECH, flagged-off the planting exercise at the Ikorodu main campus on Tuesday, March 9, 2021 in Lagos. Although the institution has three campuses, the coconut tree planting is only for its ...

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NDC Synthesis Report: Climate targets not enough to curb global warming – LDCs

Sonam P. Wangdi

The UNFCCC Secretariat on Friday, February 26, 2021 released a synthesis report of new and updated emissions reduction plans, known as Nationally Determined Contributions (NDCs), submitted by December 31, 2020. The report makes it clear that current plans remain far from enough to limit warming to 1.5°C and avoid the worst effects of climate change. Mr Sonam P. Wangdi, Chair ...

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Shell turns to forests and the earth to soak up its emissions

Ben van Beurden

Royal Dutch Shell set out plans, on Thursday, February 11, 2021 to boost the use of nature-based carbon offsets and carbon capture and storage (CCS) technology, two climate solutions in their infancy but seen crucial to controlling global warming. Royal Dutch Shell’s Chief Executive Officer, Ben van Beurden Both technologies can mitigate the greenhouse gas emissions Shell and its customers ...

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Govts must curb fossil fuel production by 6% yearly to limit warming, says report

Inger Andersen

A special issue of the Production Gap Report – from leading research organisations and the UN – finds that the COVID-19 recovery marks a potential turning point, where countries must change course to avoid locking in levels of coal, oil, and gas production far higher than consistent with a 1.5°C limit. Inger Andersen, Executive Direcor of UNEP. Photo credit: Mandel ...

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Climate report warns Australians to prepare for more extreme weather events

Scott Morrison

Australia has already begun feeling the effects of global warming, a report published by the Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Organisation (CSIRO) and Bureau of Meteorology (BOM) said on Friday, November 13, 2020. Australian Prime Minister, Scott Morrison Jaci Brown, Director of CSIRO’s Climate Science Centre, made the disclosure in a statement. The sixth biennial State of the Climate report ...

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How to combat climate change, by Nasiru Idris

Professor Nasiru M. Idris

I hope you all know that Nigeria is not a major contributor to global warming, and it is really of great concern to all of us since African countries have been identified as the most vulnerable. Combating climate change is a global effort and, as such, everyone must play its role to reduce the greenhouse gas (GHG) emission. Professor Nasiru ...

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Voices to amplify in quest for climate justice

Greta Thunberg

Climate change has got to be the most popular words of our time, everyone has heard it, and everyone says it too. People around the world are demanding climate justice from various stakeholders in the environment: polluters and destroyer industries. Greta Thunberg has become the face of climate strike in the world Climate justice is used for framing global warming ...

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IPCC fixes date for review of global warming report

Valérie Masson-Delmotte

The expert review of the first order draft of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) Special Report on “Global Warming of 1.5ºC” (SR15) will take place from July 13 to September 24, 2017. The IPCC has called on Expert Reviewers to register for the event from Monday, July 17, 2017 until one week before the end of the review period. Experts ...

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