Posts Tagged “INDC”

Nigeria to Drive West Africa’s Green Energy Bond

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Nigeria to Drive West Africa’s Green Energy Bond

October 25, 2016 by Chineme Okafor Originally published on This Day Nigeria has accepted to lead West African countries in their plan to implement the Paris Climate Change Agreement and subsequently access the green bonds attached to the agreement, the President of Sustainable Energy Practitioners Association of Nigeria (SEPAN), Dr. Chidi Onuoha has said. Onuoha…

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Buhari Signs Paris Agreement on Climate Change

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Buhari Signs Paris Agreement on Climate Change

September 23 by Tobi Soniyi Originally published on This Day. President Muhammadu Buhari has said his signing of the Paris Agreement on Climate Change has demonstrated Nigeria’s commitment to a global effort to reverse the effects of the negative trend. A statement by the Special Adviser to the President on Media and Publicity, Mr. Femi…

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COP 21: WHERE LIES AFRICA’S PRIORITIES?

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COP 21: WHERE LIES AFRICA’S PRIORITIES?

September 20, 2016 by Editor Originally published on Nigerian Tribune. Climate change poses complex challenges for Africa, and as such, addressing climate change issues has become central to the continent’s development agenda. The realisation of a need for an international political response to climate change started more than a decade ago with the ‘Rio Earth…

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FG paves way for Green bonds

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FG paves way for Green bonds

September 14, 2016 by Chidimma C. Okeke Originally published on Daily Trust. The Federal Ministry of Environment has said that Nigeria needs N44.7bn between now and 2030 to finance its Intended Nationally Determined Commitment (INDC) to reduce emission and low carbon for sustainable development. The figure was arrived at after a stakeholders’ consultation meeting on…

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Council approves climate change education in schools

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Council approves climate change education in schools

August 29, 2016 by Cornelius Essen Originally published on The Guardian. Towards creating awareness on climate change, the National Council on Environment has approved a special academic programme, which would promote renewable energy initiatives in schools and colleges in the country. Besides, the Council has proposed a roadmap to increase consciousness on the issues of…

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What COP21 means for Nigeria: Nigeria’s role in the fight against Climate change

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What COP21 means for Nigeria: Nigeria’s role in the fight against Climate change

August 10, 2016 by Oduware Obasohan A CleantechNaija Original Feature In December 2015 world leaders came together in Paris, France for the annual UN Climate Change Conference. The annual conferences which debuted in 1995 in Berlin are aimed at reviewing  the implementation of the ”Rio Convention” of 1992 which included the adoption of the UN…

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Nigeria And Africa’s Agenda For COP 22

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Nigeria And Africa’s Agenda For COP 22

July 26, 2016 by Editor Originally published on Leadership. Last week in major cities in Morocco, a number of conferences, workshops, group visitations were organised by the kingdom ahead of the 22nd United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (COP 22) scheduled to hold in Marrakech, a tourism hub in the country in November. While…

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Nigeria to adopt ridesharing to reduce emission

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Nigeria to adopt ridesharing to reduce emission

June 15th, 2016 by Chidimma C. Okeke Originally published on Daily Trust. Nigeria has commenced effort to look at how technology can enable safe, reliable rides and limit the negative effects of traffic congestion and the emission of greenhouse gases by promoting ridesharing. A statement by the General Manager, Uber West Africa, Ebi Atawodi, said that the…

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Board approves AfDB Group’s Strategy for the New Deal on Energy for Africa 2016–2025

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Board approves AfDB Group’s Strategy for the New Deal on Energy for Africa 2016–2025

May 21, 2016 by AfDB Originally published on AfDB. A significant step for Africa’s transformation The Executive Boards of the African Development Bank Group (AfDB) took a significant step towards Africa’s economic transformation in Abidjan, Côte d’Ivoire on Wednesday, May 18, 2016, with the approval of the Bank Group’s 2016–2025 Strategy for the New Deal…

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