WHAT WE DO
Climate change is the defining issue of our age because it threatens our socio-economic lives, health and the future of our children. The landmark Paris Agreement commits all countries to hold global temperature rise to “well below 2 degrees Celsius”. This feat requires economy-wide global and national transformations. At ClimateAid we promote multi-sector response in pivoting societies toward a more sustainable future for all – the future we want.
At ClimateAid we subscribe to the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), otherwise known as the Global Goals, universal call to act to end poverty, protect the planet and ensure that all people enjoy peace and prosperity. In the spirit of partnership we aspire to work with others to improve life, in a sustainable way , for future generations
Often called the lungs of the earth; forest help to clean our air, regulate the climate. Forest filters our water, provides vital raw materials, inspiration, recreation and act as cultural heritage. However indiscriminate felling and poor land use practices undermine forest abilities to save us. Our afforestation and urban forestry initiatives are designed to conserve our forests
Migrants are people like you and me who are sometimes forced to move for various reasons. States have the responsibility to protect and assist crisis affected persons. As non state actors, Climate Aid Initiative, an organisation with special accreditation status to the United Nation on Global Compact on Migration processes is committed to helping to reduce migration driven by climate change and environmental degradation.
Our Climate Change Advocacy Campaign aims to soften public apathy toward climate change, through strategic communication and social mobilization. The antidote to our environmental problems is a change in attitude. A better understanding of the risks and effects of climate change on socio-economic activities will motivate and facilitate both behavioural change and societal support for actions taken to reduce greenhouse gas emissions. Climate change is a direct threat in itself and a multiplier of many other threats -- from poverty to displacement to conflict. The effects of climate change are already being felt around the world. They are dangerous and they are accelerating., Everyone is accountable for the phenomenon of climate change. All of us will be responsible and each of us can do something to help..
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ClimateAid, Other Activist accuse Lagos State Government of being untruthful over water privatization plans
A team of environmental justice non-governmental organisations opposed to the privatisation of water, the Our Water Our Right Coalition, has described as “extremely disturbing” the decision by the Lagos State Government to press ahead with its Public Private Partnership (PPP) initiative in the water sector even with what seems to be an overwhelming public rejection of Read more about ClimateAid, Other Activist accuse Lagos State Government of being untruthful over water privatization plans[…]
LAGOS MARKS 2017 TREE PLANTING DAY … Says Environmental-Friendly Attitude Needed To Enhance Greener Initiative Climate Aid Initiative partners with the Lagos Parks and Gardens Agency (LASPARK) and the Lagos state government in the 10th Anniversary of the state annual tree planting programme. Lagos State Government has said that additional 500,000 trees will be Read more about ClimateAid Partners LASPARK to mark 10th Anniversary Lagos State Annual Tree planting Day[…]
The Ogun State Government has revealed plans to begin tree planting within cities towards mitigating the effects of climate change, as well as beautifying the scenery of areas through its Urban Forestry Programme (UFP). Commissioner for Forestry, Chief Kolawole Lawal, made this known at the flag-off of the tree-planting exercise at Federal University of Read more about Ogun plant trees in cities[…]
The Climate Action Week Lagos is our initiative at resolving a global issue of local dimensions with local actions that contributes to the sum total. The Climate Action Week provides a platform for Nigerians to interact and share best practices on resolving our climate crisis. . It also provides a dedicated space for leading climate and development Read more about Countdown to Lagos Climate Action Week 2017[…]
Secretary-General on Climate Action [as delivered] I would like to thank everyone at New York University, and especially the Stern School of Business, for your warm welcome and your role in making today’s gathering possible. Let me also thank all of you for being here to discuss the crucial challenge of climate change and how Read more about UN Secretary-General’s speech “Climate Action: Mobilizing the World”[…]
Charities that rescue migrants and refugees from the Mediterranean have reacted angrily to plans to make them subject to a new code of conduct drawn up by Italyand endorsed by other EU countries. The move is likely to bring them under the control of the Libyan and Italian coast guards, which might constrain their ability to Read more about Mediterranean rescue boat charities angry at code of conduct plan[…]