Lake Chad: FG inaugurates National Committee for region recovery

Acting on climate is money demanding

The Federal Government on Monday inaugurated a National Steering Committee for the restructured Multi-sectoral Crisis Recovery Project (MCRP) currently being implemented in Borno, Adamawa and Yobe States. Inaugurating the committee, Hajiya Sadiya Farouq, Minister of Humanitarian Affairs, Disaster Management and Social Development, said that the project would mark an important milestone to kick-start activities towards the effective implementation of the MCRP Lake Chad Region Recovery and Development Project (PROLAC). She said that the PROLAC which is a World Bank Project intended to support recovery and development of the Lake Chad…

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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 Politicization of Climate Science Is NOT a Recent Phenomenon — Watts Up With That?

Group advocates for Climate finance in Nigeria

There’s lots of yacking around the blogosphere and mainstream media about President-elect Donald Trump politicizing climate science. But it’s nothing new. Climate science became a tool for pushing political agendas almost 3 decades ago. In 1988, the United Nations, a political body, founded the global-warming-report-writing entity called the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC). The IPCC was created to support political agendas. And in 1995, politics corrupted climate science, when politicians changed the language of the IPCC’s second assessment report, eliminating the scientists’ statements of uncertainties. To this day, the…

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Aligning ODA to Climate Finance in Nigeria

Group advocates for Climate finance in Nigeria

Official Development Assistance (ODA) is significant in funding the National Adaptation Strategy and Plan of Action on Climate Change for Nigeria (NASPA-CCN). Therefore; linking ODA to fund climate change mitigation and adaptation costs is a necessity for the country in attaining NASPA-CCN. University of Norte Dame Global Adaptation Index (ND-GAIN) ranks Nigeria 147 out of 180 countries in 2014. Nigeria was only better by 13.5 scores from the bottom rank country (Eritrea). In addition to high vulnerability to climate change, the financing gap is enormous. However; ODA can serve as…

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