ENVIRONNEMENT | ENVIRONMENT

19-Sep-2022 to 17:18

Nigeria commits to clean energy goals with corporate partners

APA – Lagos (Nigeria) — The Clean Energy Demand Initiative (CEDI) has said that the US Special Presidential Envoy for Climate, Sen. John Kerry joined the Nigerian federal government on September 13, 2022, in Abuja, as it signed a Letter of Intent by the Minister for Environment Mohammed Abdullahi, and seven companies – AB InBev, Akamai, HP, Iron Mountain, Lady Lawyer Foundation, Rife International, and Unilever – to support the clean energy transition by working to proc...

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18-Sep-2022 to 14:50

Kerry's 'tired rhetoric' miffs Africa climate champs

APA - Kigali (Rwanda) — US climate envoy John Kerry has inadvertently provoked the ire of African environmental activitists who claim his rhetoric downplays the dangers of climate change on the continent.

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16-Sep-2022 to 18:31

Climate finance: AfDB to raise US$13 bn to support Africa adaptation efforts

APA-Dakar (Senegal) — Through the opening of a single window, the African Development Bank (AfDB) wants to mobilise $13 billion to support climate change adaptation actions on the continent, its President Akinwumi Adesina announced on Friday in Dakar.

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15-Sep-2022 to 14:28

Greenpeace seeks "long term solution to keep plastic out of Africa"

APA - Kigali (Rwanda) — Greenpeace Africa activists on Thursday urged Africa’s environment ministers to keep plastic pollution out of the continent.

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12-Sep-2022 to 18:35

Senegalese experts trained as heatwave forecasters

APA-Dakar (Senegal) — The National Agency for the Prevention of Heat Waves (ANP) has trained a group of experts to forecast heatwaves in Senegal.

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08-Sep-2022 to 14:08

Climate change: Africa’s minimal gas emissions need funding – UN agency

APA-Pretoria (South Africa) — Africa accounted for just 2-3% of the world’s greenhouse gas emissions but paid highly for the continent warming up faster than the global average – as urgent funding is needed to slow down the effects of the current climate change phenomenon, a UN World Meteorological Organisation report warned on Thursday.

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03-Sep-2022 to 12:50

Rwanda implements 532 community projects to preserve national park

APA - Kigali (Rwanda) — A total amount of $US 3.5 million has been allocated to implement community projects around Volcanoes Park in Northern Rwanda and which is known for attracting visitors for gorilla trekking experiences, an official source revealed Friday.

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