Paris climate change agreement: FG submits 2021 final report to UN

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Abubakar Enviroment Minister
Abubakar Enviroment Minister
Environment Minister, Dr Mohammad Abubakar

The Federal Government says it has submitted its Nationally Determined Contribution (NDC) 2021 final report to the UN Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC).

A statement on Saturday by Mr Saghir el Mohammed, Director Press, Ministry of Environment, said that the Environment Minister, Dr Mohammad Abubakar submitted the report on July 30, to the UNFCCC.

Abubakar said that the updated report, which was approved by President Muhammadu Buhari, replaced the interim NDC report that was submitted in May 2021.

He emphasised the country’s unwavering commitment to the Paris agreement on climate change, as it had now raised its targets in the new report.

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“This submitted updated NDC communicated that Nigeria has raised her ambitions by including emission reduction from the waste sector as a new sector in the NDC.

“Nigeria’s has increased its…



Source: Vanguard Newspaper

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