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COP27 shouldn’t be just talk… actions must follow, says Akinwumi Adesina

    COP27 shouldn’t be just talk… actions must follow, says Akinwumi Adesina

Akinwumi Adesina, president of the African Development Bank (AfDB) Group, says COP27 has to deliver on the adaptation promises for developing countries. Adesina said this at the second ministerial meeting

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AfDB: Climate change affects Africa severely… developed nations must fulfil $100bn pledge

    AfDB: Climate change affects Africa severely… developed nations must fulfil $100bn pledge

The African Development Bank (AfDB) says the continent is losing up to 15 percent of its gross domestic product (GDP) per capita growth to climate change and related impacts. Kevin

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Gas as transition fuel: Will African stakeholders reach a compromise ahead of COP27?

    Gas as transition fuel: Will African stakeholders reach a compromise ahead of COP27?

Annually, world leaders gather in what is considered the biggest climate change summit known as the conference of the parties (COP). This year, the 27th edition of the conference, otherwise

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Climate Watch: African stakeholders call for action at Gabon summit ahead of COP27 

    Climate Watch: African stakeholders call for action at Gabon summit ahead of COP27 

Despite directly impacting our communities, health and livelihood, climate-related reports usually take a back seat to dominant news beats like politics and business. Climate Watch aims to ensure you never

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Why Nigeria should focus on climate change justice ahead of COP27

  Why Nigeria should focus on climate change justice ahead of COP27

BY SAMUEL C. OKORIE With the terrifying impacts of climate change in our world today and experts projecting that we

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Osinbajo seeks debt relief for African countries in swap deal for climate projects 

  Osinbajo seeks debt relief for African countries in swap deal for climate projects 

Vice-President Yemi Osinbajo has asked developed countries to “forgive” some of the debts owed to them by African nations as

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COP27: Giving climate justice to Nigeria’s poorest citizens

  COP27: Giving climate justice to Nigeria’s poorest citizens

Climate-related disasters and their impacts on communities are increasing in frequency and intensity across the globe. While some developed countries

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Climate Watch: US senate passes bill to reduce emissions by 40%

  Climate Watch: US senate passes bill to reduce emissions by 40%

Despite directly impacting our communities, health, and livelihood, climate-related reports usually take a back seat to dominant news beats like

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‘Don’t lock Africa into fossil fuels’ — CSOs kick against use of gas for energy transition

  ‘Don’t lock Africa into fossil fuels’ — CSOs kick against use of gas for energy transition

Civil society organisations (CSOs) from Africa have kicked against plans by African leaders to project the idea of using gas

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Climate crisis: Why food cooked with firewood now ‘tastes better’ in Nigeria

  Climate crisis: Why food cooked with firewood now ‘tastes better’ in Nigeria

Rebecca Celestine has lived in Lappa, a small village in Muya LGA, Niger state, all her life. Like most rural

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