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Three Nigerians, 30 others bag IPCC scholarship programme awards

Hoesung Lee

Three Nigerians are among the 33 beneficiary candidates to the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) Scholarship Programme’s doctoral and post-doctoral scholarships awards meant for candidates from developing countries and countries with economies in transition. Hoesung Lee, IPCC chair The awards, according to the IPCC, will boost the new scientific research in developing nations and will provide critical support to ...

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IPCC distributes final draft of Working Group III report to govts

Shukla Skea IPCC

The Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) has distributed the Final Draft of the Working Group III contribution to the Sixth Assessment Report (AR6) to governments. Jim Skea and Priyadarshi R. Shukla, Co-Chairs of the IPCC Working Group III The final draft of the Summary for Policymakers has also been distributed for further review by governments. This is one of ...

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IPCC to present findings of Working Group I report at COP26

Masson-Delmotte Zhai

The Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) will be taking part in the 26th Conference of the Parties (COP26) organised by the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) in Glasgow from October 31 to November 12, 2021, with a broad programme of events. Valérie Masson-Delmotte and Panmao Zhai, Co-Chairs of IPCC Working Group I On November 5, IPCC ...

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IPCC circulates final draft of Working Group II report to govts for comment

Co-Chairs of IPCC Working Group II

The Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) on Friday, October 1, 2021, circulated the final draft of the Summary for Policymakers of the Working Group II contribution to the Sixth Assessment Report (AR6) to governments for their review and comment. This is one of the final stages of report preparation before the plenary approval of this contribution which assesses the ...

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Why indigenous women are vital to climate action

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The International Day of Indigenous Women celebrated annually on September 5 serves as a reminder that indigenous women play a leading role in reducing the harmful emissions that contribute to climate change, and help their communities address adverse, climate-related impacts. Indigenous women in Nigeria As one example, indigenous women from the Kainai First Nation in Canada have helped lead collaborative ...

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IPCC advances work on final product of upcoming assessment report

Hoesung Lee

The Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) opened a week-long virtual meeting of experts on Monday, August 16, 2021 to advance preparations of the Synthesis Report, the final product of its current assessment. Hoesung Lee, IPCC chair Members of the Synthesis Report Core Writing Team will meet virtually from August 16 to 20 to continue drafting the Synthesis Report, which ...

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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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Nigeria’s climate change commitments considering new UN report – Ikeazor

Sharon Ikeazor

The Report profiles the consequences of the world warming by 1.5 degrees C (2.7 degrees F) and how much worse the effects will be. if temperatures rise by 2 degrees C (3.6 degrees F) or 4 degrees C (7.2 degrees F). Every fraction of a degree of warming really matters – whether related to the intensity and frequency of extreme precipitation, the severity of droughts and ...

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