Climate Crisis: Just Two Years Left to Save the Planet – Stiell

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United Nations executive climate Secretary Simon Stiell, has warned that humanity has only two years to make significant changes to avoid catastrophic impacts from heat-trapping emissions. Speaking at Chatham House in London, Stiell emphasized the urgency of the situation, saying that action within the next two years is crucial. Governments worldwide face a 2025 deadline to implement new and stronger

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Azerbaijan Steps Up for Climate Action: A Look at COP29 and Beyond

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The fight against climate change demands leadership and collaboration on a global scale. This November, Azerbaijan takes center stage in this critical struggle as it prepares to host the 29th Conference of the Parties (COP29) to the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC). This prestigious event marks a significant moment for Azerbaijan, solidifying its growing recognition as a

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UN Sec Gen Appoints Astrid Schomaker as Next UN Biodiversity Chief

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The United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres has appointed the Director for Global Sustainable Development, European Commission Astrid Schomaker as the next Executive Secretary of the Convention on Biological Diversity (CBD). In the official announcement, the Secretary-General extended his appreciation and gratitude to David Cooper of the United Kingdom, who will continue to serve as Acting Executive Secretary until Ms. Schomaker

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EU Launches €9m Energy Projects to Propel Nigeria’s Sustainable Development

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The European Union (EU) reaffirms its commitment to bolstering Nigeria’s energy sector with two innovative projects totaling €9 million. The initiatives, Small Hydro Power Development for Agro-industry Use in Nigeria (SHP-DAIN) and Advancing Nigeria’s Green Transition to Net Zero through Circular Economy Practices aim to revolutionize energy access and promote sustainability to combat climate change and pollution. Under the EU

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Governors have duty, scope to support national drive towards just transition – Dr. Onuigbo

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National climate change champion and the father of the Nigeria Climate Change Act, Dr. Sam Onuigbo, has provided valuable insight into the implications of the oil and gas transition for the Nigerian economy, as well as the necessity for all levels of government to work together to ensure an equitable transition. Onuigbo, Chairman of the Committee on Security, Climate Change,

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Navigating the Path to Energy Transition: Lessons from Germany for Nigeria

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In pursuit of a sustainable energy future, nations across the globe are navigating the intricate terrain of energy transition. At the recent Berlin Energy Transition Dialogue (BETD), hosted by the German government, key insights and lessons emerged, illuminating a roadmap for countries to accelerate their journey towards renewable energy adoption. As Nigeria grapples with its energy challenges, examining the German

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Kwara Seeks Collaboration With Stakeholders to End Deforestation

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The Kwara State Government on Friday, March 22, 2024, in Ilorin said it needed collaboration with individuals and corporate organisations to end illegal felling of trees in the state. The State Governor, Malam AbdulRahman AbdulRazaq, made the call during the beautification of the Flower Garden Area in Ilorin to commemorate the International Day of Forests. “As the world celebrates this

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She Leads Climate Action Initiative Plants Economy Trees in Lagos Community

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As part of its efforts at enhancing the ecological equilibrium of Akodo Ise, a non-governmental organisation She Leads Climate Action, has initiated a tree-planting campaign in the community. Salaudeen-Ibrahim, founder of Bays Planet Foundation and Team Lead of She Leads Climate Action, said the organisation, is dedicated to educating and empowering young women through its fellowship program, the She Leads

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Dare Akogun is a dynamic media innovator, strategic communication professional, and seasoned climate and environmental sustainability journalist with over 10 years of influential contributions to the media industry.

He Currently serving as the Head of Digital Media, Senior News Editor, and a presenter at Sobi FM 101.9, a leading radio station in Ilorin, Nigeria.

Dare is on a mission to leverage his media innovation expertise and project management skills to produce high-quality, accurate, and engaging content, while advocating for reduced fossil fuel consumption, especially coal, to combat effect of global warming.

He has covered comprehensively environmental issues and COP conferences, including COP28 in Dubai last year , COP 27 in Egypt, and the United Nations Least Developed Countries conference in Doha, in 2023.

He is a recipient of fellowship to be part of a 15 team of journalists selected worldwide to cover the Berlin Energy Transition Dialogue 2024.

He has a Master's Degree in Mass Communication, from the University of Lagos, a Bachelor's Degree in Journalism from the Lagos State University and also a
Certification in Business Administration and Management, from the Babson College, Massachusetts, United States of America.