Biden, parties commit to Paris climate accord
On the heels of the United States withdrawal from the Paris Climate Agreement, president-elect, Joe Biden, and parties to the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) have reiterated their commitment to the accord.
Economic recovery: Obasanjo, others seek investment in nature
A fresh international effort is now underway to give a major impetus to new global goal of protecting at least 30 per cent of the planet’s land and ocean by 2030.
New date for Africa climate week in Kampala
The new dates take advantage of the G77 Heads of State and Government Summit being held at the same venue from April 17 to 19 and will facilitate participation of Ministers and high-level stakeholders.
Climate change summit claims gains amid limited progress
After 12 days of spirited talks on how to save the Earth from rising temperatures that are threatening global well being, officials at the United Nations Climate Change Conference...
Tourism tops agenda as UNWTO welcomes participants to climate change summit
The World Tourism Organisation (UNWTO) has welcomed its fellow United Nations agencies to Madrid for the start of the COP25 Climate Change Summit.
Group to review Nigeria’s climate change bill, environment regulations
Towards providing a platform for stakeholders to assess current legal framework relevant to climate change governance, the Federal Government has set up a Climate Change Legal Working Group (CC-LWG) for the country.
Nigeria showcases actions to reduce emissions as Bonn climate summit ends
Nigeria and eight other developing countries have presented an update on their activities to curb greenhouse gas emissions before 2020. This was one of the major highlights of the 2019 United Nations Bonn Climate Change Conference (SB50), which ended at the weekend. The forum considered a large number of decisions for adoption at the UN…
Negotiators seek greater ambition as UN climate talks begin today in Bonn
Governments are meeting today in Bonn to make progress on several items central to climate change negotiations.