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Tinubu Approves New Leadership For Climate Council, Others

President Bola Tinubu has approved the appointment of Dr. Nkiruka Maduekwe as the Director-General/Chief Executive Officer of the National Council on Climate Change (NCCC)...

Congo lauds partnership with African Development Bank, seeks enhanced climate funding

BRAZZAVILLE, The Republic of the Congo, May 21, 2024/ -- The Congolese government has lauded the African Development Bank Group for its vital support...

President Tinubu Establishes Committee to Oversee Green Economic Initiatives, Appoints Chief Ajuri Ngelale as Special Envoy on Climate Action

In a strategic move to bolster his administration's climate and green economic initiatives, President Bola Ahmed Tinubu has announced the formation of a Presidential...

Innovation Zero 2024: A Gathering of Minds for Climate Change Solutions

LONDON - Almost 10,000 people, including industry experts, business professionals, funders, academia, politicians, and innovators, have gathered at London’s Olympia to discuss, debate, and review...

G7 Commits to Phasing Out Coal by 2035, Critics Say It’s Not Enough

TURIN, Italy, May 01, 2024 – The G7 Climate, Energy and Environment Ministerial has released its final text, with all seven member states committing to...

Planet versus Plastics: USAID Commits to Drastically Reduce Plastic Pollution

Imagine a garbage truck full of plastic: old food containers, water bottles, wrapping from packages delivered to your door. That’s the amount of plastic...

Deadly heatwave in the Sahel and West Africa would have been impossible without human-caused climate change

GENEVA, Switzerland, April 19, 2024/ -- The recent deadly heatwave in the Sahel and West Africa with temperatures above 45°C would not have been...

Uganda: Plant trees in memory of fallen Ex – National Environment Management Authority (NEMA) Boss, Among urges public

JOHANNESBURG, South Africa, April 18, 2024/ -- Speaker Anita Among has paid homage to the fallen former Executive Director of the National Environment Management...

Preparations gear up for the 10th Africa Regional Forum on Sustainable Development in Addis Ababa

ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia, April 8, 2024/ -- The 10th Session of the Africa Regional Forum on Sustainable Development (ARFSD-10) will be held in hybrid...

Global Summit announces ‘sprint of action’ to tackle consequences of extreme heat

GENEVA, Switzerland, March 29, 2024/ -- Extreme heat is a silent, yet formidable adversary that – without action – will kill thousands in coming...

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