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Paris Agreement is humanity’s pact with descendants – Guterres

António Guterres

UN Secretary-General António Guterres joined U.S. Special Presidential Envoy for Climate John F. Kerry at an event marking the United States’ re-entry into the Paris Agreement on Friday, February 19, 2021.  The Secretary-General made these remarks at the event: António Guterres. UN Secretary General Let me begin by thanking the UN Foundation and the United Nations Association of the United ...

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United States officially rejoins Paris Climate Agreement

Joe Biden

The U.S. on Friday, February 19, 2021 officially re-entered the Paris Climate Agreement, nearly one month after U.S. President Joe Biden took office and immediately pledged to re-enter the deal. US President Joe Biden “Now, as momentous as our joining the Agreement was in 2016 and as momentous as our rejoining is today what we do in the coming weeks, ...

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Guterres, Kerry mark U.S. re-entry into Paris Agreement

Paris Agreement

UN Secretary-General, António Guterres, will join U.S. Special Presidential Envoy for Climate, John F. Kerry, at an event marking the United States’ re-entry into the Paris Agreement on Friday, February 19, 2021. Jubilation greeted the adoption of the Paris Agreement in December 2015 in Paris, France. Photo credit: unfccc.int The discussion with the Secretary-General and the Special Presidential Envoy will ...

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Experts advocate legally binding framework on climate change issues

Prof. Chukwumerije Okereke

Experts from the environmental sector have called for effective collaboration by all tiers of government and relevant stakeholders to address climate change issues across the country, including Nigeria’s Nationally Determined Contribution (NDC). Prof. Chukwumerije Okereke The experts said this at a virtual meeting organised by the Centre for Climate Change and Development (CCCD) of the Alex Ekwueme Federal University, Ndufu-Alike, Ebonyi State on ...

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AfDB assists W/African nations to curb carbon emission, meet Paris Agreement commitments

Gareth Phillips

The African Development Bank (AfDB) has extended financial support to a project that will strengthen the efforts of West African countries to meet their Nationally Determined Contributions (NDCs) targets under the Paris climate accord. The bank will underwrite the preparation of concept notes exploring the use of internationally transferable mitigation outcomes (ITMOs) in selected West African countries. Gareth Phillips, African ...

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Guterres welcomes US steps to rejoin Paris Agreement

António Guterres

United Nations (UN) Secretary-General, António Guterres, has warmly welcomed US President Joe Biden’s steps to re-enter the Paris Agreement on Climate Change and join the growing coalition of governments, cities, states, businesses and people taking ambitious action to confront the climate crisis. António Guterres. UN Secretary General The UN Secretary-General, who made the submission said in a statement on Wednesday, January 20, ...

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Biden takes US back into WHO, Paris Climate Agreement

Joe Biden

Newly inaugurated President Joe Biden has signed multiple executive orders aimed at combating the Covid-19 pandemic, starting with a “100 Days Masking Challenge” mandating face coverings on federal property and a return to the Paris Climate Change pact. US President Joe Biden The US president has also reversed his predecessor’s move to defund the World Health Organisation (WHO), in addition ...

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Zambia, Korea, Colombia submit revised climate plans

patricia espinosa

Zambia, Republic of Korea and Colombia submitted their revised Nationally Determined Contributions (NDCs) to the Secretariat of the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) on Wednesday, December 30, 2020. Patricia Espinosa, executive secretary of the UNFCCC They become the latest Parties to do so in a year-end eventful week that has so far seen Dominican Republic, Costa Rica, ...

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Paris Agreement: Where Nigeria stands five years after

Dr. Mahmood Mohammad Abubakar

It is five years after the Paris Agreement on Climate Change was adopted by 196 parties (countries) at the Conference of Parties (COP) 21 in Paris of which Nigeria is a signatory. Minister of Environment, Dr. Mahmood Mohammad Abubakar, speaking at a forum during COP25 in Madrid, Spain Since then, there have been calls by state and non-state actors for ...

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Joe Biden’s climate change diplomacy and implications for Nigeria, by Okereke

Professor Chukwumerije Okereke

It is well known that US President-elect Joe Biden made climate change one of his key points in the just concluded American presidential campaign. Since winning the election he has shown several signs that suggest that he is serious about delivering the campaign promises that he made. Professor Chukwumerije Okereke One of such bold moves has been the appointment of ...

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