Low Emissions And Economic Survival – Countries In The global

Olabisi D. Akinkugbe, Dalhousie University In 2015, more than 140 countries signed up to the goal of achieving net-zero emissions by 2050. For countries in the global south this is a huge task. On the one hand they have committed to low emissions. On the other their economic survival depends on using resources that produce […]Read More

President Tinubu to Attend COP28 Climate Summit in Dubai

President Bola Tinubu will embark on a journey to Dubai, United Arab Emirates, on Wednesday to participate in the Conference of Parties (COP) 28 Climate Summit, also known as the 28th United Nations Climate Change Conference, or Conference of the Parties of the UNFCCC (COP28). The President will address the World Leaders’ Summit, scheduled for […]Read More

Pope Francis Pulls Out of COP28 Due to Illness

In a disappointing turn of events, Pope Francis has been forced to cancel his planned trip to the Conference of Parties (COP28) Climate Summit in Dubai due to persistent health concerns. The announcement, made by the Director of the Holy See Press Office on Tuesday evening, cited the lingering effects of influenza and lung inflammation […]Read More

Tariye Gbadegesin Becomes First African CEO of Climate Investment Funds

Tariye Gbadegesin, a Nigerian-US national, has been appointed as the chief executive officer (CEO) of Climate Investment Funds (CIF), the first African to hold the position.  Gbadegesin, who is currently the chief executive of ARM Harith Infrastructure Investments, a pan-African infrastructure fund, will begin her role in March 2024.  Bringing over 20 years of experience […]Read More

GWO, JWPA Sign Groundbreaking MoU To Boost Japan’s Wind Energy

Global Wind Organisation (GWO) and the Japanese Wind Power Association (JWPA) have agreed terms in a Memorandum of Understanding to describe recommended training for wind technicians in Japan. The MOU, signed at the Global Offshore Wind Summit in Kitakyushu, emphasises GWO’s role in developing entry-level skills. This collaboration aims to reshape workforce development, addressing Japan’s […]Read More

Empower Finances $13m For The Solarisation Of Telecom Masts

Empower New Energy is providing $13 million in financing to WATT Renewable Corporation. In Nigeria, WATT is installing hybrid solar systems to power telecoms pylons. WATT Renewable Corporation, which is based in Calgary, Alberta, Canada, has secured $13 million in financing from Empower New Energy, an investment company specialising in renewable energy. “This financing represents […]Read More

Osinbajo To Lead Climate Action For Africa

Yemi Osinbajo, the immediate former vice president of Nigeria, has become the leader of the board of directors for Climate Action for Africa (CAP-A). Osinbajo made this known on his X (formerly Twitter) account on Wednesday, September 27. This achievement marks Osinbajo’s second significant appointment since leaving office on May 29. He said: “I’m thrilled […]Read More

Petrol Consumption Drops 33% Post Deregulation, Aids Climate Action –

Kunle Salako, the minister of state for environment, has said that Nigeria’s petrol consumption rate dropped by 33 percent due to the removal of subsidy by President Bola Tinubu in May. He said on the sidelines of the 78th session of the UN General Assembly in New York that the action has reduced the emission […]Read More

Namibia To Launch Energy Report At AEW

The Energy Invest: Namibia 2023 publication, the official investment report on oil, natural gas, power, mining and renewable energy sectors of the country, will be launched at the “Invest in Namibia Energies” strategic session at African Energy Week 2023 (AEW) in Cape Town on October 18. Endorsed by the Ministry of Mines and Energy and […]Read More

NNPC Joins UN Sustainability Initiative

Mele Kyari, the Group CEO of the Nigerian National Petroleum Company (NNPC) Limited has the letter of commitment to join the United Nations Global Compact, world’s largest voluntary corporate sustainability initiative. The Kyari signed the letter in a short ceremony on the sidelines of President Bola Ahmed Tinubu’s session during the Global Africa Business Initiative […]Read More