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UNFCCC, AirCarbon Exchange collaborate to promote carbon offsetting

James Grabert

UN Climate Change has begun a new partnership with the AirCarbon Exchange (ACX), the world’s first fully digital carbon exchange, to promote carbon offsetting via emission reductions certified by the secretariat of the UN Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC). James Grabert, UN Climate Change Director, Mitigation Division The partnership will allow ACX clients representing 30 different countries to purchase and retire emission credits ...

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Climate change: Nigeria says Long-Term Vision demonstrates commitment to Paris Agreement implementation

Sharon Ikeazor

The Federal Government of Nigeria has said that it’s 2050 Long-Term Low Emission Vision document is a demonstration of the nation’s commitment to play a leading role in the implementation of the Paris Agreement. Minister of State for the Environment, Chief Sharon Ikeazor, made this assertion sequel to the formal publication of Nigeria’s Long-Term Vision (LTV) document by the Secretariat ...

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Four key achievements of COP26 – Espinosa

Glasgow Climate Pact

In a keynote address on Wednesday, November 24, 2021, during the Ministerial Dialogue at the Latin American Energy Organisation (OLADE) Energy Week, UN Climate Change Executive Secretary, Patricia Espinosa, outlined four key achievements made at the month’s UN Climate Change Conference COP26 in Glasgow, which represent “significant progress” in global efforts to tackle climate change. COP26 President Alok Sharma gestures ...

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Govt wants UN redeem $100bn pledge to support developing countries on climate action

Sharon Ikeazor

The Federal Government has called on developed countries to redeem their $100 billion pledge, made to support developing countries on climate action. Environment Minister of State, Sharon Ikeazor The. Minister of State, Environment, Chief Sharon Ikeazor, made the call on Wednesday, October 27, 2021 in Abuja, at a news briefing on COP26 preparation, scheduled for Oct. 31 to Nov. 12, in ...

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IPCC to present findings of Working Group I report at COP26

Masson-Delmotte Zhai

The Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) will be taking part in the 26th Conference of the Parties (COP26) organised by the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) in Glasgow from October 31 to November 12, 2021, with a broad programme of events. Valérie Masson-Delmotte and Panmao Zhai, Co-Chairs of IPCC Working Group I On November 5, IPCC ...

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Group hosts maiden African People’s Counter COP ahead of COP26

Maimoni Ubrei-Joe

The Africa Climate Justice Group (ACJG) – which is made up of 17 movements based and allied organisations – and partners will host the first ever African People’s Counter COP from October 25 to 27, 2021. The event will take place just days ahead of the official Conference of Parties (COP26) in Glasgow and the outcomes will be targeted to the ...

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Middle East and North Africa Climate Week 2022 to debut in March

Abdullah Belhaif Al Nuaimi

The first-ever Middle East and North Africa Climate Week (MENACW), designed to kick off a new era of cooperation on climate in the region, will take place from February 28 to March 3, 2022. It will be hosted by the Government of the United Arab Emirates (UAE) with support from UN and other multilateral and national agencies and will take ...

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COP26: Africa Climate Week 2021 sets scene for regional ambition

Patricia Espinosa

Africa Climate Week 2021 wrapped up this week with Virtual Thematic Sessions helping to set the scene for more ambitious regional action to tackle climate change ahead of the upcoming UN Climate Change Conference COP26 in Glasgow in November. Patricia Espinosa, executive secretary of the UN Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) More than 1,600 participants actively joined in the virtual gathering, ...

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Nigeria validates climate update, inventory reports, prepares Fourth National Communication

Validation and inception workshops

Nigeria has validated its Second Biennial Update Report (BUR2) and First National Inventory Report (NIR1), and also commenced preparation of the Fourth National Communication (NC4) to the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC). Participants and the validation and inception workshops in Lagos At a forum organised by the Department of Climate Change (DCC) of the Federal Ministry of ...

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Climate report: Human influence indisputably warmed system, says UNFCCC

patricia espinosa

In a statement on the Working Group I contribution to the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) sixth assessment report, entitled Climate Change 2021: the Physical Science Basis, the UN Climate Change officially welcomes the report Patricia Espinosa, executive secretary of the UNFCCC The Working Group I contribution to the IPCC’s Sixth Assessment report confirms that it is indisputable that ...

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