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Group launches report that analyses COVID-19 impact on Nigeria, West Africa’s economy

Professor Chukwumerije Okereke

A report that analyses the impact of COVID-19 on the economy of Nigeria and the rest of West Africa has been officially released. Professor Chukwumerije Okereke Titled: “Promoting a Green and Resilient Recovery in Nigeria and the rest of West Africa,” the document, which also provides a set of recommendations that can help to facilitate green recovery in these countries, ...

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Why CCCD joined consortium to guide COP26 ambitious outcomes, by Okereke

Prof. Chukwumerije Okereke

As the world prepares for the 26th Session of the Conference of the Parties (COP26) to the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) scheduled to hold in Glasgow, United Kingdom in November 2021, a team of eggheads has convened to discuss, identify and guide ambitious outcomes at the global summit. Prof. Chukwumerije Okereke Allied for Climate Transformation by 2025 ...

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Sixth Assessment Report: IPCC group considering 20,000 comments from govts – Okereke

IPCC Working Group III

As experts from the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) commenced a weeklong virtual meeting on Monday, April 19, 2021 to continue their work on the Working Group III contribution to the Sixth Assessment Report (AR6), Professor Chukwumerije Okereke, Director of the Centre of Climate Change and Development of the Alex Ekwueme Federal University Ndufu-Alike Ebonyi State, who is representing ...

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Stakeholders to examine private sector role in design, implementation of Africa’s NDCs

Anita Nana Okuribido

Sustainable development and climate policy experts and other stakeholders from Nigeria and the United States will come together in a virtual event to discuss the role of private sector in the design and implementation of Africa’s NDCs and climate action. Chief Mrs. Anita Nana Okuribido, Chairperson, Women in Renewable Energy The webinar, entitled “The role of private sector in the ...

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Achieving 30% power supply from renewables by 2030: A rejoinder to Vice President

Professor Chukwumerije Okereke

In the past few days the Vice President, Prof. Yemi Osibanjo, has been reported by many news media as reaffirming the commitment that Nigeria will achieve at least 30% of its power supply from renewable energy by 2030. It is reported that he reinstated the commitment to this ambitious target while inaugurating a 1.12 MW Solar Hybrid Project at the ...

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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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TV Report: Okereke lauds Biden’s stance on climate change

Professor Chukwumerije Okereke

The Director of the Center for Climate Change and Development at AEFUNAI, Professor Chukwumerije Okereke, has provided a rich commentary on the recent appointment of Senator John Kerry as the United States Climate Envoy by Pressing-Elect Joe Biden. Professor Chukwumerije Okereke Speaking with Mr Charles Aniagolu of AriseTV, Dr. Okereke who also is a member of the UN Climate Science ...

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Nigeria’s eyes turn to the UK as climate summit draws closer

Professor Chukwumerije Okereke

Nigeria and the UK have had a troubled history. Nearly a hundred years of resource extraction and colonialism has left its mark on both our countries. Now, Nigeria and the UK are bound by the Commonwealth, an alliance which has been described as a “family” by British Prime Minister Boris Johnson. Professor Chukwumerije Okereke One of the things about being ...

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Why it’s necessary to involve public in revision of Nigeria’s climate action plan – Okereke

Professor Chukwumerije Okereke

Nigeria started the process of revising her Nationally Determined Contribution (NDC) in March 2020 year and is due to conclude the exercise in November. The result of the process will be a revised national pledge on climate action that will be submitted to the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) by the end of the year. Prof. Chukwumerije ...

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Video: How we can avoid a climate change crisis, by Okereke

Professor Chukwumerije Okereke

Prof. Chukwumerije Okereke, a climate change expert, is a Professor in Environment and Development at University of Reading in UK, and Director of the Centre for Climate Change and Development (CCCD) of the Alex Ekwueme Federal University Ndufu Alike, Ikwo (AEFUNAI), Ebonyi State, Nigeria. He is the Coordinator of a project titled “Promoting critical analysis of, and stakeholders’ engagement with ...

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