Policy Alert, a Civil Society Organisation promoting fiscal and ecological justice in the Niger Delta has commended the federal government over the recent appointment of a director general to head the National Council on Climate Change.
“I have seen it from experience that a farm that is cultivated with organic inputs produces more than those using chemicals. We farmers do not always admit that chemicals are harmful to us. I have been trained in the past on the harmful use of chemicals and I appreciate this training because it has further opened my eyes and added to my knowledge,” one of the farmers trained by HOMEF said.
Rights Advocacy and Development Center (RADEC) marks African and Global days of action on climate change, explains why it’s time for action to curb emissions to real zero, not net zero.
“I am optimistic that Africa’s ambition of restoring over 100million hectares of degraded landscape for productive agriculture is achievable,” Jeff Bezos said.
Citizens groups in the Niger Delta have exposed the real reason behind Shell Petroleum Development Company (SPDC) divestment plan and called on them to clean up their mess in the region before divesting.
The International Advisory Board of the Climate Action for Jobs Initiative is calling for decisive action to tackle climate change and create decent work.
An Non Governmental Organization, Women Environmental Programme (WEP) has called for the inclusion of women in the planning and implementation of climate change related actions.
The International Maritime Organisation (IMO) has assured that it is committed to working to combat climate change, in line with the United Nations Sustainable Development Goal (SDG) 13 on climate action.
Apparently worried by the fact that one billion people could be driven away from their homes due to the worsening impacts of climate change, a citizen journalist, Shobha Shukla, has called on citizens of the world to change their mindsets and hold their governments to account.
The Prime Minister of Spain, Pedro Sanchez, has called on governments to take people-centred action to create decent jobs and protect livelihoods, as the world moves to a carbon-neutral economy just as Nigeria’s main opposition party, the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) lashed out at President Muhammadu Buhari, claiming that he went off-the-point answer to questions at the United Nations General Assembly interactive session.