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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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Thunberg, Okereke, Bassey: More reactions trail UN climate report

Greta Thunberg

The United Nations panel on climate change on Monday said global warming was dangerously close to being out of control and humans were “unequivocally” to blame. Greta Thunberg Report from the scientists of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) warned that greenhouse gas levels in the atmosphere were high enough to guarantee climate disruption for decades if not centuries. It ...

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UK calls for greater global ambition as UN finds world warming faster than previously estimated

Boris Johnson

The UK is calling for urgent global action in response to a UN report published on Monday, August 9, 2021, on the science of climate change, that says the planet has warmed more than previously estimated. Britain’s Prime Minister, Boris Johnson. Photo credit: AP Photo/Alberto Pezzali This latest report published by the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) has been ...

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IPCC report sounds dire warning, no time to lose – CSE’s Sunita Narain

Sunita Narain

The latest IPCC report confirms that the world can no longer lose time in prevarication or in finding new excuses not to act, including empty promises of net zero by 2050. Director general, Centre for Science and Environment (CSE), Sunita Narain, in this treatise, attempts an appraisal of the report’s findings Sunita Narain, director general, Centre for Science and Environment ...

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IPCC report: Decisive action needed this decade – 350

May Boeve

Environment watchdog, 350.org, has said that the world needs decisive action within this decade, if it wants to have a chance to keep the planet from warming above 1.5C. May Boeve, Executive Director of 350.org. Photo credit: shifttheclimate.org In a reaction to the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) report on the state of the climate released on Monday, August ...

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