Former President Jonathan tasks world leaders on climate financing, emission cuts



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Former President Dr Goodluck Jonathan has urged world leaders to show more commitment to climate financing as the world seeks to reduce greenhouse gas emissions and arrest the damaging effect of climate change.

He urged leaders of developed economies to offer sustained technical and financial support to aid mitigation and adaptation efforts in developing countries as a means of saving the earth from rising temperatures due to global warming.

The former President stated this on Thursday at the 30th National Conference and Annual General Meeting of the Nigerian Environmental Society (NES), held in Uyo, Akwa Ibom State.

Although Dr Jonathan commended World Leaders for some of the decisions reached the just-ended Conference Of The Parties (COP26) on climate change in Glasgow, Scotland, he urged leaders of developed countries to endeavour to meet their commitments in funding climate change control efforts.

He said: “We are all aware that the highly favoured clean and…

Source: Vanguard Newspaper

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