Experts seek inclusion of carbon pricing in climate plan
With efforts to revise and submit its Nationally Determined Contributions (NDCs) in top gear, stakeholders have canvassed inclusion of carbon fee and dividend policy in the country’s draft.
Global Innovation Lab, ARM-Harith seal pact on climate finance
Global Innovation Lab for Climate Finance (the Lab) has picked ARM-Harith Infrastructure Investments Limited to join its 2021 cycle, themed ‘Sustainable Urbanisation for West Africa.’
2020 closes hottest decade on record as world targets climate milestone
As 2020 ends, it leaves in its wake the warmest decade on record and one of the three hottest years ever measured, according to the UN weather agency. Despite a cooling La Niña event, 2020 has been a year of exceptional heat that is now mature and impacting weather patterns in many parts of the…
Countries must declare 'climate emergency'
UN chief Antonio Guterres called on governments Saturday to declare a "state of climate emergency" and make good on their promises to slash carbon pollution as they recover from the pandemic.
New climate predictions assess global temperatures
The annual mean global temperature is likely to be at least 1° Celsius above pre-industrial levels (1850-1900) in each of the coming five years (2020-2024) and there is a 20per cent chance that it will exceed 1.5°C in at least one year
‘Nigeria should urgently draft a national green growth plan’
Prof. Chukwumerije Okereke is the Director, Centre for Climate Change and Development, Alex Ekwueme Federal University, Ebonyi State and Coordinating Lead Author, United Nations
Stakeholders commit to low climate risks in real estate sector
Despite fears of heavy rain predictions for the year, the Lagos State Government has assured real estate practitioners and property investors that the impact
Groups back climate actions against extreme heat conditions
Given the reality that extreme heat areas are expected to spread to 19 per cent of the earth surface by 2070, climate scientists have cautioned against actions that destroy the life support systems