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Group flays Net-Zero phenomenon on climate action day

Rights Advocacy and Development Center (RADEC)

An NGO, Rights Advocacy and Development Centre (RADEC), which recently joined other civil society groups around the world to mark both the Africa Day of Action and the Global Day of Action on Climate Change, has called for Real Action, and not Net Zero. Members of Rights Advocacy and Development Centre (RADEC) during in a climate action campaign The group ...

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UK to support developing cities and regions transition to net zero by 2050

Lord Callanan

The UK government on Thursday, November 11, 2021, launched the new Urban Climate Action programme (UCAP) to support the cities and regions in developing countries most impacted by climate change to accelerate their transition to net zero. UK Business and Energy Minister, Lord Callanan Backed with £27.5 million of new UK government funding as part of the UK’s International Climate ...

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Guterres issues new global roadmap to secure clean energy access, net zero emissions

Antonio Guterres

As pressure mounts for urgent climate action, UN Secretary-General António Guterres on Wednesday, November 3, 2021 issued a global roadmap to achieve a radical transformation of energy access and transition by 2030, while also contributing to net zero emissions by 2050. UN Secretary General, Antonio Guterres The roadmap sets an aggressive timeline to ensure that 500 million more people gain ...

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COP26: Ministers discuss how finance can lead transition to climate resilient world

Scottish Event Campus

Finance ministers, international finance institutions and the financial sector met at COP26 on Wednesday, November 3, 2021 to get global finance flowing for climate action. The Scottish Event Campus (SEC) in Glasgow, main venue of COP26 Mobilising finance is said to be critical if the world is to deliver the urgent action needed to limit global temperature rises to 1.5C. Trillions ...

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COP26: Buhari pledges net zero emissions by 2060

Buhari COP26

President Muhammadu Buhari has pledged that Nigeria will cut its emissions to net zero by 2060. President Muhammadu Buhari Buhari made the revealation while delivering his national statement at COP26 Leaders’ Summit in Glasgow, Scotland, on Tuesday, November 2, 2021. The president said that attaining national and global climate change goals would require adequate and sustained technical and financial support ...

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COP26: Nigeria and the net-zero intoxication

Coal-Fired-Power-Plant

The accolades the Federal Government of Nigeria is according net-zero continues to bemuse the Nigeria and global climate justice community. Comments credited to top government officials paint the picture that the current administration may have bought the false and scientifically unproven net zero initiative that Shell and other Big Polluters contorted to remain in business while the climate continues to ...

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Net-Zero Emission: Osinbajo wants OECD countries to redeem $100bn pledge

Yemi Osinbajo

Vice President Yemi Osinbajo has called on Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) countries to fulfill their promise of $100 billion to developing countries towards achieving Net-Zero Emissions. Vice President of Nigeria, Prof Yemi Osinbajo Net-Zero Emission entails removing all man-​made greenhouse gas emissions from the atmosphere through reduction measures by 2050. Osinbajo made this call while featuring in ...

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Net-zero emissions: Defunding gas projects unhelpful to developing countries – Osinbajo

Osinbajo and Sharma

Vice President Yemi Osinbajo says the plan to defund gas projects in the run up to the global net-zero emissions target will be unhelpful to developing countries such as Nigeria. Vice President of Nigeria, Yemi Osinbajo (left), with COP26 President-Designate, Mr Alok Sharma Osinbajo’s spokesman, Laolu Akande, in a statement on Saturday, October 9, 2021 in Abuja, said the vice ...

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Leaders build climate ambition at Earth Day summit

Antonio Guterres

UN Secretary-General, António Guterres, has called on leaders everywhere to take urgent climate action.  “Mother Nature is not waiting,” he said. “We need a green planet – but the world is on red alert.” UN Secretary General, Antonio Guterres The UN Chief, who made the submission on Thursday, April 22, 2021 at the opening of the two-day Leaders’ Summit on Climate hosted ...

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Osinbajo tasks U.S. on net-zero emissions, access to COVID-19 vaccine

Yemi Osinbajo

Vice President Yemi Osinbajo has urged the U.S. to support the call for a just global transition to net-zero emissions and lead the effort to ensure easy access to COVID-19 vaccine by all countries. Vice President of Nigeria, Prof Yemi Osinbajo The vice president also called on U.S. to generally reset its foreign policy agenda with the African continent in ...

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