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Climate Change To Affect 60% Of Nigerian Population – Survey

A study by the Department of Climate Change, Federal Ministry of Environment, has revealed that 50 to 60 per cent of the country’s population could be affected by climate change in the nearest feature. According to the report, global warming related events such as floods, strong winds, droughts and tidal ...

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Federal Ministry of Environment Host Stakeholders’ Workshop on Climate Change Research Agenda for West African Science Service Centre On Climate Change and Adaptive Land Use (WASCAL)

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Towards ensuring that national programmes mitigate the impacts of climate change and its variability, the Federal government plans to review all existing environmental legislations in the country. The proposed review would provide the needed national roadmap for sustainable development at all levels and in all key stakeholder constituencies, including engaging ...

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World wide, Climate change is worse news for women

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If political leaders around the world are serious about gender equality, they must also get serious about climate change. In the run-up to December’s crucial Paris climate talks, some of the clearest calls for climate action are coming from familiar quarters: public health and environmental groups such as the World Health ...

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The Economic Cost Of Climate Change

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CREDIT: SHUTTERSTOCK The warmer it gets, the less productive a country’s economy will likely be — those are the results of a new economic and science study published yesterday in Nature. The study, conducted by researchers at Stanford and UC Berkeley, examined fifty years of historical data to see if ...

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Bill Gates calls for rethink on climate change cash

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Bill Gates has weighed into one of the most fraught climate change debates by calling for a rethink of how rich countries can help poorer nations deal with the effects of global warming. The billionaire philanthropist — ranked the world’s richest man — says a new $10bn Green Climate Fund ...

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STAKEHOLDERS’ CONSULTATIVE/VALIDATION WORKSHOP ON NIGERIA’S INDC TO THE UNFCCC

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STAKEHOLDERS’ CONSULTATIVE/VALIDATION WORKSHOP ON NIGERIA’S INTENDED NATIONALLY DETERMINED CONTRIBUTION (INDC) TO THE UNITED NATIONS FRAMEWORK CONVENTION ON CLIMATE CHANGE – 18TH SEPT 2015 Consequent to the inadequacy of the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) and its Kyoto Protocol (KP) to sufficiently tackle climate change, Parties to the ...

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