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ABB urges greater adoption of high-efficiency motors

In a new whitepaper published recently, ABB has revealed a potential for significant energy efficiency improvements in industry and infrastructure enabled by the latest and most high-efficiency motors and variable speed drives.

New Zealand declares “climate emergency”

New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern declared a “climate emergency” on Wednesday, telling parliament that urgent action was needed for the sake of future generations.

Greta Thunberg donates to aid climate change victims

Swedish climate activist Greta Thunberg on Wednesday announced that a foundation she set up would donate 150,000 euros (175,000 dollars) to assist people affected by climate change in Africa.

Climate disruption nearing point of no return – UN Chief Guterres

The United Nations Secretary-General António  Guterres on Wednesday said biodiversity was declining sharply and climate disruption “approaching a point of no return’’.

10,000 join climate protest

About 10,000 people, according to police estimate, on Friday joined Swedish climate activist, Greta Thunberg, at a protest in the Northern German city of Hamburg.

Climate Change: Nigerian govt develops national framework

The Federal Government on Tuesday in Abuja said it had developed a National Framework for the Application of Climate Services (NFACS) to address climate change issues.

Greta Thunberg blows hot at World Economic Forum

Swedish Climate change activist, Greta Thunberg accused World's business and political leaders on Tuesday of “empty words and promises” that will do little to avert a climate change crisis.

Climate change, present danger – UN Chief

The Secretary-General of the United Nations, Antonio Guterres, on Monday, said that climate change was not only a long-term problem but also, a clear and present danger.

Photos: 8 signs in 2019 confirming climate change frighteningly real

Climate change is happening, it's real. And it's man made. Let doubters such as US President Donald Trump know: this is truth most evident.

Climate change: EU leaders reach deal on carbon neutrality

The European Union member states have agreed on a goal of achieving carbon neutrality in the European Union by 2050.

How tree planting can tackle climate change challenge

An Environmentalist, Mr Muhtari Amino-Kano, has described planting of trees as the only way to curb the effect of climate change, being a major threat to mankind.

Climate Change: ACCF grants $1 Million to support Benin, Lesotho

The Africa Climate Change Fund has approved a project proposal for a total of $997, 524 to support Benin and Lesotho to access international climate finance, an initiative underpinned by evidence that adaptation to climate change must start locally, a press release by the body on Monday revealed.

Oyo Govt Raises Alarm over the Effects of Global Warming

Oyo State Government has called on Nigerians not to continue to ignore the natural warnings associated with global warming, as they portend immediate danger to human’s safe existence.

How consumption of livestock affects global warming

A University Don, Prof. Anthony Okonkwo, has called for the cutting down on the consumption of livestock products to mitigate the impact of global warming on humans.

British royal couple visits Pakistan’s mountainous areas

Britain’s Prince William and his wife Kate on Wednesday visited mountain communities in northern Pakistan to witness the devastating impact of climate change.

Khomas, Namibia is experiencing the worst drought in 90 years

Namibia is currently experiencing the worst drought in 90 years and is finding ways to deal with climate change and stimulate agriculture in the future, Speaker of Parliament Peter Katjavivi on Wednesday said.

Climate change: Read Buhari’s parting shot in New York

President Muhammadu Buhari Friday in New York gave some insights into the severe climate challenges confronting the country.

Climate protest: Go green or die, Indian students hit streets

Hundreds of Indian schoolchildren were on the streets on Friday in a fresh wave of rallies and events demanding action by political leaders on the climate crisis.

President Macron displeased with Thunberg’s action against France

French President Emmanuel Macron on Tuesday criticised teen activist Greta Thunberg for lodging a complaint at the UN against France and four other countries alleging climate inaction.

How climate change causes conflicts in Nigeria – Gen. Abdulsalami

Former Head of State, Gen. Abdulsalami Abubakar, has attributed the rising conflicts in the country to the impact of climate change on the people.

Climate change: NiMet signs MoU with IBB University

Nigerian Meteorological Agency (NiMet), has formally signed of a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) in Abuja with the Ibrahim Badamasi Babangida University (IBBU), Lapai, Niger, to promote activities relating to meteorology/climatology and climate change in Nigeria.

Climate experts meet in Monaco

The Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) is meeting in Monaco on Friday to begin debate of a special report on the effects of global warming on oceans, coastal and polar regions.

Thunberg reaches land after 15-day yacht journey to U.S.

Teenage climate activist, Greta Thunberg, has reached the coast of New York after undertaking a 15-day, zero-carbon yacht journey across the Atlantic as part of her campaign to draw attention to the climate crisis, dpa news reports.

Scientists warn coastal cities like Lagos: Retreat now or face chaos

Three environmental scientists have warned people living in coastal cities, such as Lagos, to beat a retreat now or face the prospect of a disorderly, chaotic withdrawal in about three decades, as climate change worsens.

Renewable energy: Expert tasks FG to support Nigerians

A renewable energy expert, Mr Olu Adenodi, has urged the Federal Government to support Nigerians through loans and other financial assistance to afford renewable energy to achieve healthy environment.

Plant a tree to celebrate memorable events – Sanwo-Olu

Gov. Babajide Sanwo-Olu of Lagos State on Sunday urged residents to plant trees to celebrate memorarable events to ensure safer, greener environments and to...

We can’t afford to delay action on climate change – Mohammed

Deputy Secretary-General of the United Nations, Ms Amina Mohammed, on Monday in Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates, called for “unequivocal’’ global response to climate...

IITA wants reduction of green house gas to mitigate climate change

Dr Saethre May-Guri, the Deputy Director-General, International Institute of Tropical Agriculture (IITA)’s Research for Development, Ibadan, has emphasised the need to eliminate Green House...

Fiji PM says $100bn needed annually to tackle climate change

Fijian Prime Minister, Voreqe Bainimarama, on Monday said at least 100 billion dollars would be needed yearly worldwide by 2020 to tackle global warming.Bainimarama...

Indigenous group in Australia takes climate change concerns to UN

A group of Indigenous Australians that accuses the country’s government of breaching its human rights by failing to act on climate change is taking...

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