2 days ago
Africa Energy Chamber (AEC) has asked multilateral financial institutions and other global financial bodies to immediately reverse the decision on halting funding for fossil fuels, stressing that the energy crisis has placed the world, especially Africa on the verge of serious crisis.
For many nations and the fossil fuels lobby COP27 was a huge carbon trade fair. However, for civil society groups, indigenous groups, youths, women, and people of faith, it was a great space for interactions, networking, learning and actions.
To highlight the call for a phasing out of fossil fuels, our organisation has designed a project called Advancing the Paris Climate Agreement and Energy Transition in Nigeria (APTRAN) project.
17 Aug 2022
Climate Change is not a foreign word in the English dictionary and in the ears of our people. Although there is no actual term for it in the major Nigerian languages of Yoruba, Igbo
4 Aug 2022
Campaigners have warned that Africa is in danger of being locked into fossil fuels, in decades to come, as leaders consider a new position that will prioritise fossil gas and nuclear projects over cleaner, cheaper, renewables.
17 Jun 2022
The UN chief on Friday launched an all-out attack on the fossil fuel industry, accusing it of having "humanity by the throat" and calling on leaders of the world's major economies to "end the age of fossil fuels." "The first duty of leadership is to protect people from clear and present dangers," Antonio Guterres said…
11 Apr 2022
The third report to emerge from the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) in the span of eight months has again exposed the folly of humankind on its addiction to dirty energy sources.
29 Dec 2021
African countries may face daunting challenges in meeting their energy needs as growing populations may push demand to over 50 per cent.
8 Dec 2021
Vice President Yemi Osinbajo says it is worrying that a growing number of wealthy nations have banned or restricted public investment in fossil fuels, including natural gas.
2 Dec 2021
Despite the gradual transition to renewable energy, African countries have been warned of the impending economic challenges that may arise from the urgency in decommissioning fossil fuels by 2050.
7 Jul 2021
Vice President, Yemi Osinbajo, the Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC), Nigeria National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC), Department of Petroleum Resources (DPR)
5 Apr 2021
The 12th edition of the most comprehensive report on fossil fuel bank financing documents present an alarming disconnect between the global scientific consensus on climate change...