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WHAT IS THE GOVERNMENT OF NIGERIA DOING TO REDUCE GREENHOUSE GAS EMISSIONS?

The Government is addressing this under three major points; 1. Institutional strengthening Policies, upgrade of the Department thus increasing its capacity as the DNA, sectorial streamlined plans of action in MDAs through the ICCC 2. Capacity building Public awareness programmes, training of stakeholders as well as beneficiaries both locally and internationally ...

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WHY IS CLIMATE CHANGE OF SERIOUS CONCERN TO NIGERIA?

Climate change is a global problem of developing countries who contribute the least to the cause and the most vulnerable to its impacts. Developing countries are likely to suffer the highest degree of damage from climate change because they have limited resources to combat the problem and their economies are ...

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WHAT IS INTERGOVERNMENTAL PANEL ON CLIMATE CHANGE (IPCC)?

The International Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) is a scientific, interdisciplinary body that was established in 1988 by the World Meteorological Association (WMO) and the United Nations Environment Program (UNEP). It provides decision-makers and others with an objective source of information about climate change. Its role is to assess the ...

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WHAT IS GREEN HOUSE GAS?

A greenhouse gas (GHG) is a gas in the atmosphere that absorbs and emits radiation within the thermal infra-red range. Some GHG occur naturally such as water vapour, Carbon dioxide (CO2), Methane, Nitrous oxide (NO) and Ozone. Others such as Hydrofluorocarbons (HFCs), Perfluorocarbons (PFCs), and Sulphur hexafluoride (SFCs) result exclusively ...

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WHAT IS CLIMATE CHANAGE?

Climate change means a change of climate which is attributed directly or indirectly to human activities that have altered the chemistry of global atmosphere.

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How Do We Get People to Care About Climate Change?

This interview first appeared at the Yale Environment 360 blog. Per Espen Stoknes, a Norwegian psychologist and economist, has been doing a lot of thinking about a question that has bedeviled climate scientists for years: Why have humans so far failed to deal with the looming threat posed by climate change? That ...

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THE UNITED NATION SECRETARY GENERAL MR. BAN KI -MOON, VISIT TO NIGERIA

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The United Nation Secretary General Mr. Ban ki-Moon visits Nigeria The United Nation Secretary General, Mr. Ban ki-Moon, visited Nigeria on the 23rd August 2015 and met with President Muhammadu Buhari and commended the President for his strong Political efforts to good Governance, Participatory Democracy and his commitment to fighting ...

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NIGERIA INFRASTRUCTURE ADVISORY FACILITY

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The DFID financed NIAF was designed to provide access to rapid and flexible consulting expertise to help Nigeria improve its infrastructure through policy and strategy formulation, planning, project implementation and private sector investment. In it’s current phase, NIAF is designed to implement projects in power, transport, major infrastructure, climate change ...

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