Tag: United Nations Environment

UN Gen Sec on how Africans can capitalise on innovation in creating sustainable environments

As the Deputy Executive Director of United Nations Environment and Assistant Secretary General of the United Nations, Joyce Msuya has made huge strides and lasting innovations throughout her career towards her passion of creating a more sustainable environment. She joins CNBC Africa for more.

Key findings from the Nigeria Sustainable Finance Roadmap

The United Nations Environment inquiry recently launched a multi-stakeholder project in 2017 to assess the opportunities and solutions for sustainable finance to meet the development needs in Nigeria by 2030. Findings from the Nigeria Sustainable Finance Road-map highlight that the demand for additional sustainable investment in Nigeria is 92 billion dollars annually up to 2030. CNBC Africa discussed this road-map with Daniel Akinmade Emejulu, Nigeria Programme Manager for the United Nations Environment Programme.

Stop talking about climate action in Africa and start doing something

Just a few weeks after the Paris Climate Change Agreement officially came into force, the latest analysis concluded that even if it is fully implemented, we are heading for a 2.9°C- 3.4°C increase in warming.