Environment Nigeria Top Story

No smiles for Nigeria, developing countries, at COP26

Reading Time: 3 minutes Image Credits: Getty Images, EPA/George Esiri. The final agreement from the COP26 which just ended in Glasgow, Scotland, offers little promise for Nigeria and its fellow developing nations. Even then the two-week conference in Scotland delivered a major win in resolving the rules around carbon markets, just as it did little to assuage vulnerable countries’ Read More…

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COP26: Woodsmoke clouds Nigeria’s carbon reduction plans

Reading Time: 3 minutes Image Credits: REUTERS/Temilade Adelaja, REUTERS/Afolabi Sotunde. LAGOS, Nov 9 (Reuters) – Nigerians have been lining up to buy Adunni Abdul’s moimoi – black-eyed peas steamed in leaves – for more than a decade in the vast tech accessories market in Lagos. Five years ago, she ditched the smoke that came with it; now it is Read More…

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COP 26: Akinwumi Adesina advocates gas for stable power supply

Reading Time: 2 minutes Image Credits: Getty Images/Ron and Patty Thomas, Eric Roset/Africa Progress Panel. Says even if Africa triples gas consumption, only 0.67% of global gas will be emitted African Development Bank President Akinwumi Adesina said on Thursday that gas remained critical for African economies despite the global push to end investments in fossil fuels as the world Read More…

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What Nigeria must do to win at COP26

Reading Time: 4 minutes Image Credits: Sani Ahmad Usman, Oliver Clarke/PXHERE. The 26th session of the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change Conference of the Parties, popularly known as COP26, takes place between 31st October and 12th November 2021 in Glasgow, Scotland. It is happening at a time when the world has just experienced one of the warmest Read More…

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U.N. sounds ‘deafening’ warning on climate change

Reading Time: 3 minutes Image Credits: REUTERS/Arnd Wiegmann/File Photo. Aug 9 (Reuters) – The United Nations panel on climate change told the world on Monday that global warming was dangerously close to being out of control – and that humans were “unequivocally” to blame. Already, greenhouse gas levels in the atmosphere are high enough to guarantee climate disruption for Read More…

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Lagos teen climate activists create fashion from waste to fight pollution

Reading Time: 2 minutes Image Credits: SMITHSONIAN MAGAZINE/Fabrice Monteiro, REUTERS/Akintunde Akinleye. In a district of Lagos, Nigeria’s megacity, a group of teenagers wade through a mass of plastic bottles, food containers and bags that have blocked a waterway. Wearing gloves and masks, they pick up the discarded plastic and drop them into refuse bags. Their aim is to enable Read More…

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Guterres renews $100bn climate change call for developing countries

Reading Time: 2 minutes Image Credits: scitech, AfDB. The United Nations (UN)  has renewed  call for developed nations to fulfill their pledge to provide 100 billion dollars a year for developing countries to support both climate mitigation and adaptation. UN Secretary General António Guterres made the call at the virtual 2021 UN Climate Change Conference Roundtable on Clean Power Read More…