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Govt collaborates with stakeholders to promote clean, efficient cooking technologies – Minister

Sharon Ikeazor

The Federal Government on Tuesday, October 5, 2021 collaborated with relevant stakeholders for effective implementation of Nationally Determined Contributions (NDCs) to promote clean and efficient cooking technologies in the country. Environment Minister of State, Sharon Ikeazor Minister of State for Environment, Chief Sharon Ikeazor, said this at the 2021 Nigeria Clean Cooking Forum, organised by the ministry, in Abuja. The ...

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Africa Climate Week 2021 builds regional momentum ahead of COP26

Sam Cheptoris

The Africa Climate Week 2021 (ACW 2021) Virtual Thematic Sessions are underway with calls to action from leading voices from across the region. ACW 2021 is being held through September 29 and is hosted by the Government of Uganda, with support from UN and other multilateral agencies. Mr. Sam Cheptoris, Minister of Water and Environment of Uganda A wide array ...

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Advocates crave conscious youth inclusion to realise the green transition

Youth consultation

Climate change campaigners have identified the conscious inclusion of young people in the decision-making process as a key requirement to unlock the green transition plan. Delegates at the youth consultation The activists, while expressing their observations during a youth consultation on Climate Change and Nationally Determined Contributions (NDCs) organised on Tuesday, September 21, 2021 by the United Kingdom and Italy ...

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Climate change: Full NDC Synthesis Report reveals progress, challenges

patricia espinosa

UN Climate Change on Friday, September 17, 2021 published a synthesis of climate action plans as communicated in countries’ Nationally Determined Contributions (NDCs). Patricia Espinosa, executive secretary of the UNFCCC The NDC Synthesis report indicates that while there is a clear trend that greenhouse gas emissions are being reduced over time, nations must urgently redouble their climate efforts if they ...

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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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How CSOs made input into Nigeria’s climate blueprint review

South-West session

A series of engagements involving government and civil society organisations (CSOs) has harvested contributions from the latter in the review and planned implementation of Nigeria’s Nationally Determined Contributions (NDCs). South-West session NDCs are non-binding national plans highlighting climate actions, including climate related targets for greenhouse gas emission reductions, policies and measures governments aim to implement in response to climate change and as ...

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Nigeria submits final report of updated NDCs to UNFCCC

Dr Muhammad Mahmood Abubakar

Nigeria has submitted the final report of its 2021 Nationally Determined Contributions (NDCs) to the UN Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC). Minister of Environment, Dr Muhammad Mahmood Abubakar The document was submitted on Friday, July 30 in an apparent bid to meet the UN body’s cut-off deadline. The updated report, which was approved by President Muhammadu Buhari, replaces the ...

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Only 58% of Parties met NDCs submission cut-off deadline, says Espinosa

patricia espinosa

Patricia Espinosa, Executive Secretary of the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC), speaking on the submission of National Climate Plans or Nationally Determined Contributions (NDCs) by July 31, 2021, says the submission cut-off date allows the UN body to review, quantify and summarise the content of the documents Patricia Espinosa, executive secretary of the UNFCCC Against the backdrop ...

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New UN report highlights how regional collaboration fosters climate ambition

Patricia Espinosa

The UN Climate Change secretariat on Tuesday, July 27, 2021 launched the RCC Annual Report 2020 titled “Making a Difference: Enabling Action and Ambition for the Paris Agreement”. The report shows how regional collaboration in 2020 helped address climate change internationally and helped build momentum towards the UN Climate Change Conference COP26 in Glasgow in November of this year. Patricia Espinosa, executive secretary of ...

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Ekwueme varsity centre’s reports seek to enhance Nigeria’s NDCs revision

Prof. Chukwumerije Okereke

The Centre for Climate Change and Development Alex Ekwueme Federal University, Ndufu Alike Ikwo (CCCD AE-FUNAI), Ebonyi State, has published several reports that are related to the revision of the Nigeria Nationally Determined Contributions (NDCs). Prof. Chukwumerije Okereke, Director of CCCD AE-FUNAI The reports, which are outputs from the ongoing project by the Centre titled “Promoting Public Engagement with Nigerian ...

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