Climate alarmists: Real science must guide policy

Climate alarmists are misguiding policy on fossil fuel termination

Climate alarmists use faulty science and bald assertions to demand an end to fossil fuels Guest opinion by Paul Driessen All too many alarmist climate scientists have received millions in taxpayer grants over the years, relied on computer models that do not reflect real-world observations, attacked and refused to debate scientists who disagree with manmade climate cataclysm claims, refused to share their computer algorithms and raw data with reviewers outside their circle of fellow researchers – and then used their work to make or justify demands that the world eliminates the…

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The Global Goals’ Business Opportunity in Africa

Business Opportunity in Africa A critical transition from heavy reliance on international public development finance to locally generated private sector solutions to development problems is underway. Earlier this year, the Business & Sustainable Development Commission launched its flagship report, Better Business, Better World, which makes the case for why the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) offer the private sector a growth strategy that opens new market value and helps solve significant social and environmental challenges at the same time. The Commission shows how sustainable business models could unlock economic opportunities across 60 “hot spots”…

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Perspective on Buhari’s “other room” response

Buhari replies Aisha with other room

President Buhari’s other room response to his wife comments on current administration triggers many emotions of Nigerians. This led to debates on gender equality and woman right.  I am one of those Nigerians who believe in gender equality and woman right. This belief was borne out of what I witnessed with our neighbor in early 2000s who turn his wife to a punching bag. My friend and I stood up to this neighbor; I was just 22 years old then. This man continue in this unacceptable act and even sees…

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Fuel subsidy removal in Nigeria, A recourse for dwindling economy

Fuel attendant selling petrol after fuel subsidy removal in Nigeria

The first day of the year 2012 marks a remarkable day in the subsidy regime in Nigeria. But, more importantly, in the aftermath of the fuel subsidy removal in Nigeria by then Johnathan’s administration. There are opposing reactions virtually from all corners of Nigeria including men and women in this current administration. They led protest tagged ‘Occupy Nigeria’. Enough of history, within four years and four months, Nigerians have learned and understood better on the subject of fuel subsidy. However, there seem to be commentators that are more political than…

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COP21: Failure of Nigeria to Submit INDC

COP21 and Nigeria Nigeria to Submission INDC

  Nigeria government attitude towards climate change is no exception from other burning issues in the country. Nigeria with high vulnerability impacts of climate change is yet to commit to the Conference of the Parties (COP) 21. While virtually all other countries have submitted their Intended Nationally Determined Contributions (INDCs) to the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) Secretariat. But, Nigeria that needs the supports of advanced economies to access climate funds is yet to submit INDC. The 2015 Paris Climate Conference is just two days away and…

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