Global warming: Need for climate action
Global warming and climate change are always used interchangeably, whereas they mean two different things. The term global warming is the heat as a result of the rising global temperature.
Experts seek mitigation measures to curb climate change impacts
Environmentalists have called on the Federal Government to adopt fresh measures for the mitigation of climate change impacts in the post COVID-19 era.
FG pledges public participation in NDC revision, implementation
To curtail the grave threat posed by climate change, the Federal Ministry of Environment has committed to involving key stakeholders and the general public in the revision of the Nationally Determined Contribution (NDC), design, and implementation of climate change policy. Minister of State for the Environment, Sharon Ikeazor, who made this known during a webinar…
Climate change: Nigeria to cut emissions unconditionally by 20%
Minister Of State For Environment, Chief Sharon Ikeazor, has disclosed that Nigeria places a huge emphasis on the Nationally Determined Contribution (NDC), describing it as a necessary vehicle for communicating the climate change action of the government. The Minister stated this at a Webinar On Public Participation In Nationally Determined Contribution (Ndc) Drafting And Implementation:…
Experts seek stakeholders’ investment in low carbon innovations
Environmentalists have canvassed the need for the stakeholders to redirect savings towards sustainable solutions that will support the nation’s low-carbon transformation. They suggested that governments should impose sanctions on companies contributing to environmental degradation, and emissions while high carbon taxes law should be enforced against environmental polluters. Speaking at a forum organised by the International…
UN carbon offset platform reaches two million CERs milestone
The United Nations carbon offset platform has reached two million Certified Emission Reductions (CERs) purchased and cancelled since its launch in September 2015.
Six youths file groundbreaking climate case against 33 countries
Six youth-applicants exposed to spiraling extreme heat bring first kind of climate case to Strasbourg Court. Four children and two young adults from Portugal have filed an unprecedented climate change case with the European Court of Human Rights in Strasbourg.
FG decries negative impact of COVID-19 on climate change Response
The Federal government has decried the negative impact of COVID-19 on Climate Change Response and alerted that though COVID-19 is awful, climate change could be worst and could cause as bad damages and losses as COVID-19, but spread over a much longer period, in an irreversible manner.
UN picks young leaders to boost climate change efforts
The United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres has announced names of seven young climate leaders – between the ages of 18 and 28 years old – who will advise him regularly on accelerating global action and ambition to tackle the worsening climate crisis.