Preparing Nigeria for minerals of the future beyond oil
Nigeria, according to the Ministry of Mines and Steel Development, is endowed with 44 different mineral types that occur in commercial quantities in more than 500 locations...
Technology, changes in energy mix key to meeting Paris Agreement
Existing technology would be enough to contain global warming to the COP21 pledge of 1.5°C but only if the energy transition is backed by strong enforcement of policies set out in the Paris Agreement...
UN climate summit opens in Bonn to fast-track Paris goals
The Paris Agreement is underpinned by national climate action plans known as Nationally Determined Contributions (NDCs) whose ambition needs to be collectively advanced over time to get on track to the Agreement’s temperature goal.
Trump promises climate decision next week after G7 stalemate
The unexpected announcement came as a summit of G7 leaders in Sicily wrapped up in deadlock on the issue, with US partners voicing frustration at the president's failure to commit to the deal aimed at stemming global warming.
In Washington, the economic world meets Trump climate skepticism
The regular meetings of the World Bank and International Monetary Fund -- always accompanied by a gathering of G20 finance ministers -- have rung out with calls to action against global warming in recent years.
Nigeria needs $140b for climate change commitments, says World Bank
World Bank Practice Manager for Environment and Natural Resources, Benoît Bosquet, speaking at a workshop in Abeokuta, Ogun State on “Climate Change Knowledge Immersion...
Climate change summit begins in Morocco
UN estimates show that achieving sustainable development will require USD $5-7 trillion a year, a large slice of which must fund the transition to a low-carbon, resilient world economy.
Government urges stakeholders to key into climate change projects
The Minister of Environment, Amina Mohammed has urged stakeholders to engage relevant bodies aimed at mainstreaming the global clime change issues into their development agenda both at federal and state levels.