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UK COVID variant now rapidly spreading in US, says study

A faster-spreading variant of the coronavirus first detected in the United Kingdom is rapidly proliferating in the United States, according to research published on...

Reactions trail Biden’s target to protect 30% of U.S. lands, oceans by 2030

U.S. President Joe Biden took the next leap in pursuing his climate agenda Wednesday, January 27, 2021, signing the latest in a spate of environment-focused executive...

Campaign urges Biden to end era of fossil fuel production

U.S. President Joe Biden has been called upon to take bold executive action to end the era of fossil fuel production, protect communities reeling...

Ghebreyesus welcomes US pledge to maintain membership in WHO

At the meeting of the 148th session of the Executive Board of the World Health Organisation (WHO) held on Thursday, January 21, 2021, WHO...

Guterres welcomes US steps to rejoin Paris Agreement

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...

Biden takes US back into WHO, Paris Climate Agreement

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...

What we expect from Biden and Harris, by activists, scholars

Some 52 international activists and scholars including Nigeria’s Nnimmo Bassey in an open letter to US President Joe Biden and Vice President Kamala Harris...

US coronavirus death toll surpasses 400,000

The death toll from the coronavirus on Tuesday, January 19, 2020 surpassed 400,000 in the United States, less than a year after the country's...

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Nigeria’s policy efforts structured to meet SDG 13 on climate action – AfDB

Nigeria’s policy efforts portend well for meeting the Sustainable Development Goal (SDG) 13 on climate action by 2030. However, risks...
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AfDB provides 42m people improved access to water, sanitation

The African Development Bank (AfDB) Group has provided about 42 million people with access to improved water and sanitation...

Cloudiness, sunshine will prevail for three days from Friday, says NiMet

The Nigerian Meteorological Agency (NiMet) has predicted cloudiness and sunshine from Friday, May 27 to Sunday, May 29, 2022,...

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Nigeria’s policy efforts structured to meet SDG 13 on climate action – AfDB

Nigeria’s policy efforts portend well for meeting the Sustainable...

AfDB provides 42m people improved access to water, sanitation

The African Development Bank (AfDB) Group has provided about...