AfDB To Double Africa’s Climate Finance To $25b 

AfDB To Double Africa’s Climate Finance To $25b 

The African Development Bank (AfDB) will within the next five years double the climate change finance of Africa to $25 billion   Dr Kevin Kariuki, AfDB Vice-President for Power, Energy, Climate and Green Growth, said this at a virtual news conference...
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The COP26 Climate Test

The COP26 Climate Test

By Edward Kallon, UN Resident Coordinator  The climate crisis is a code red for humanity.  World leaders have gathered this week at the UN Climate Conference — known as COP26 — in Glasgow, Scotland. Their actions will show their seriousness...
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The Glasgow Climate Test

The Glasgow Climate Test

By António Guterres — The climate crisis is a code red for humanity. World leaders will soon be put to the test at the UN Climate Conference — known as COP26 — in Glasgow. Their actions — or inactions —will...
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TotalEnergies Accused Of Downplaying Climate Risks

TotalEnergies Accused Of Downplaying Climate Risks

French oil company TotalEnergies knew at least 50 years ago about a link between burning fossil fuels and global warming, researchers have said. An article from 1971 in the company’s magazine, Total Information, mentioned partial melting of ice caps, res...
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Polaris Bank Commits To Climate Action, Sustainability

Polaris Bank Commits To Climate Action, Sustainability

Polaris Bank has joined the United Nations, and other leading banks across the world, to become a Founding Signatory of the UNEP FI Principles for Responsible Banking as part of its commitment to climate action and sustainability.The launch and signing...
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Buhari: No Country Can Confront Climate Change Alone

Buhari: No Country Can Confront Climate Change Alone

President Muhammadu Buhari, Monday in Katowice, Poland, said no country can confront climate change alone, urging UN-member countries to rededicate themselves to the task of rebuilding and restoring a healthy environment for future generations. In an address t...
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Nigeria Signs Climate Risk Financing MoU With ARC

Nigeria Signs Climate Risk Financing MoU With ARC

The Government of Nigeria has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with the African Risk Capacity (ARC) to work together to address the impact of extreme weather events in Nigeria, including training support to Government personnel.   The signing ceremo...
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