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Transport sector must fast-track shift to low carbon


Current and foreseeable policies to mitigate carbon-dioxide (CO2) emissions from global transport activity will not suffice to achieve the international community’s climate ambitions, a new study published by the International Transport Forum (ITF) finds. Continued strong growth in demand for mobility means that even in the most optimistic scenario, transport CO2 emissions in 2050 will still be at 2015 levels ...

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Akwa Ibom plans transition to low-carbon, climate-resilient economy

Iniobong Ene Essien

Issues supporting Akwa Ibom State’s transition to a low-carbon and climate-resilient economy, in the light of its vulnerability as a coastal state, are expected to be addressed at an international summit scheduled to hold next month in Uyo, the capital city. The first ever state-organised State Climate Change and Clean Energy Mega Summit/Expo will bring together international and national experts ...

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Unveiling a new global low-carbon spirit

In a recent blog, Executive Secretary of the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC), Christiana Figueres, sums up highlights of a new low-carbon pioneering spirit, made all the more urgent by increasing climate change impacts   Last month, I did some holiday reading and was inspired by Amy Larkin’s account of how the world in general – and businesses ...

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Lighting up a low carbon future for Nigeria

UN Under-Secretary General and UNEP Executive Director, Achim Steiner, and Executive Director of ECOWAS’ Centre for Renewable Energy and Energy Efficiency (ECREEE), Mahama Kappiah, examine Nigeria’s low carbon potential   The lights are going on all over Africa, home to some of the fastest growing economies in the world. Overall, that is great news. Children can study at night without ...

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