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US Supreme Court limits EPA’s power to combat climate change

The Supreme Court of the United States on Thursday, June 30, 2022, sharply cut back the Environmental Protection Agency’s ability to reduce the carbon...

U.S. opposes plans to strengthen WHO

The United States, the World Health Organisation’s (WHO) top donor, is resisting proposals to make the agency more independent, four officials involved in the...

U.S. reports staggering 1m COVID cases in one day

The United States reported well over one million cases of COVID-19 on Monday, January 3, 2022. It is said to be the highest single-day caseload...

COVID-19 variant: US, Canada restrict travel from South Africa, seven others

US President Joe Biden will restrict travel from South Africa and seven other African countries to try to contain a troubling new variant of...

Progress in Russia-U.S. dialogue on climate, arctic visible – Ambassador Antonov

Russian Ambassador to Washington Anatoly Antonov says there is progress in the Russian-U.S. dialogue on the Arctic issues and climate agenda, “We started a professional...

Osinbajo, Blinken, discuss climate change, security, pandemic response, others

Vice President Yemi Osinbajo and US Secretary of State, Anthony Blinken, on Thursday, November 18, 2021, met at the Presidential Villa, Abuja. Blinken, who is...

COP26: We’ll do more to cut emissions this decade – US, China

The United States and China agreed on Wednesday, November 10, 2021 to “enhance ambition” on climate change, issuing a joint statement in which both...

Nigeria glad US is back on climate change agenda, says Osinbajo

Vice President Yemi Osinbajo says Nigeria is delighted that the US is fully back on the global climate change agenda. Osinbajo’s spokesman, Laolu Akande, said...

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Group knocks HYPREP, urges govt to set up $100bn fund to cleanup Niger Delta

Eleven years after it was created, the Hydrocarbon Pollution Remediation Project (HYPREP), the special purpose vehicle set up to...
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Agro-climatic work plan to cost govt $472.8m – Minister

The Minister of Environment, Mr Mohammed Abdullahi, says that the work plan for the implementation of the Agro-Climatic Resilience...

Govt to internalise climate change in national policy, targets net-zero emissions

The Minister of Water Resources, Mr Suleiman Adamu, says plans are on to incorporate and internalise climate change into...

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Group knocks HYPREP, urges govt to set up $100bn fund to cleanup Niger Delta

Eleven years after it was created, the Hydrocarbon Pollution...

Agro-climatic work plan to cost govt $472.8m – Minister

The Minister of Environment, Mr Mohammed Abdullahi, says that...