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COP 28

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Business / Economics

Namibia may tap its trillion dollar oil & gas windfall to fuel renewables ambitions.

    By Bonface Orucho, bird story agency   Namibia has been advancing extensive oil and gas exploration, and making substantial discoveries. Portuguese oil and gas company recently announced another discovery of “a significant column” of light oil in high-quality reservoirs. A press statement from Galp on March 15, confirmed the find at the Mopane-2X well in the larger Orange Basin, off the Namibian Coast, adding to its oil discovery […]

todayMarch 20, 2024 6

Entertainment

Gene drive technology unlocks innovative potential solutions at the intersection of climate change and public health

  The inaugural 'Day of Health' at the UN Climate Conference (COP-28) highlighted the dramatic impact of climate change on health, diseases and in particular on malaria. Heads of State and climate experts converged in Dubai to emphasise the indisputable link between climate and health, echoing WHO Director-General Dr. Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus's statement that climate change is a pressing public health issue. As we grapple with the harsh reality of half […]

todayDecember 12, 2023 5

Africa

COP28 must answer the call for a fossil fuel phase out

As COP28 resumes for a second week, negotiators will be faced with answering the call for a commitment to a Fossil Fuel Phase Out in Dubai. Never before have we heard so many voices, coming from so many directions to seize the moment and commit to phasing out oil, coal and gas. And never before have alternative formulations on fossil fuel phase out made it this far into a draft […]

todayDecember 12, 2023 2

Environment

Here’s what you need to know about the Emissions Gap Report 2023 by the UN Environment Programme

The UN Environment Programme's Emissions Gap Report 2023 calls attention to the alarming trajectory of global warming and the failure to meet emission reduction goals, stressing the need for urgent action to avert catastrophic climate impacts. The report, titled "Emissions Gap Report 2023: Broken Record – Temperatures Hit New Highs, Yet World Fails to Cut Emissions (again)," underlines the world's deviation from the Paris Agreement goals, with temperatures heading for […]

todayNovember 22, 2023 11

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