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INDC: Kenya’s 15-year climate actions to gulp $40 billion

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The Republic of Kenya has submitted its new climate action plan to the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC), making it the 49th party to the UNFCCC to do so. Tagged: Intended Nationally Determined Contribution (INDC), the document comes well in advance of a new universal climate change agreement which will be reached at the UN climate conference in ...

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Government rallies stakeholders for climate action plan

In demonstration of its commitment to the global efforts to curb global warming by reducing greenhouse gas emissions, Nigeria has formally kick-started the process of preparation of the Intended Nationally Determined Contributions (INDCs), writes Olufemi Adeosun The need for all parties to the UN Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) to be committed to setting realistic target towards reducing the greenhouse gas ...

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Why Nigeria will submit climate action plan in September

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The Federal Government said in Abuja on Thursday, July 2, 2015 that its Intended Nationally-Determined Contributions (INDCs) to the UN Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) would be submitted in September. Dr Samuel Adejuwon, the Director, Climate Change Department, Federal Ministry of Environment, who made this disclosure, said that Nigeria was taking its time to develop solid INDCs that would help address the ...

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INDCs: China to slash economy’s carbon intensity by 60-65%

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China formally committed to halting the rise in its greenhouse gas emissions within the next 15 years on Tuesday (June 30, 2015), in a much anticipated strategy to help build a U.N. climate deal in 2015. The world’s top greenhouse gas emitter said it would invest more in clean energy and plant more carbon-absorbing forests as part of the plan. ...

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US, EU accused of neglecting land use sector emissions in INDCs

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As countries prepare to finalise a climate agreement in Paris in December, global leaders like the United States and the European Union are releasing intended nationally determined contributions (INDCs), which are country specific action plans that outline how they intend to reduce global warming emissions. An analysis from the Union of Concerned Scientists (UCS) evaluated how the INDCs from the ...

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Paris 2015: Nigeria initiates preparation of climate action plan

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Nigeria formally commenced the preparation of its climate action plan, tagged Intended Nationally Determined Contributions (INDCs), on Wednesday, 29 April 2015 in Abuja when a host of stakeholders brainstormed all day long. The INDCs is a requirement to be submitted by all parties to the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) as a major component of the climate ...

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PACJA releases handbook on INDCs

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The Pan African Climate Justice Alliance (PACJA) on Friday, May 1st, 2015 officially released a publication aimed at enhancing country activities ahead of the much-vaunted COP 21 in Paris later in the year. Titled: “Intended Nationally Determined Contributions (INDCs): A Handbook for Practitioners,” the publication, says PACJA officials in a press statement, is vital as many countries are in the ...

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Switzerland becomes first nation to submit climate action plan

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Switzerland on Friday became the first Party to the UN Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) to submit its new climate action plan. Switzerland’s Intended Nationally Determined Contribution (INDC) comes well in advance of a new universal climate agreement to be inked by governments at the UN climate conference in Paris in December. The new agreement will come into effect ...

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The road to Paris 2015

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The year of our Lord 2015 is an important year in addressing global development. For example, in September in New York, the Millennium Development Goals will give room to a new set of 17 development initiatives to be known as Sustainable Development Goals. In December 2015, COP21 will agree a new global climate deal. The agreement will aim to strengthening collective ...

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Paris 2015: Portal for countries to document climate action plans opens

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In line with resolutions at the COP 20 UN climate conference last December in Lima, the Peruvian capital, countries can now formally submit to the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) their intended contributions on climate action. This is considered as an important next step towards reaching a new universal agreement on climate change in Paris, at the ...

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