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Policy Watch: Why developing countries are calling for science based targets for adaptation

Reading Time: 4 minutes Political will was the missing ingredient at the Bonn climate meeting earlier in June, which was supposed to lay the groundwork to make progress at COP27, the next global climate summit in Sharm el-Sheikh in November. But it wrapped up with little tangible progress, not only on reducing emissions but in helping vulnerable nations cope Read More…

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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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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…