Recognition of global warming is one thing; taking genuine action is another, writes Nnimmo Bassey.
Articles by Nnimmo Bassey
An extraordinary gathering of frontline communities in Paris has been presenting evidence of crimes against nature. Nigerian poet and activist Nnimmo Bassey reports.
- December 10, 2015
Reflecting on the Rio+20 Earth Summit, Nnimmo Bassey fears the gains of 1992 are slipping through our fingers.
- June 25, 2012
As the Rio+20 Earth Summit winds up, Nnimmo Bassey argues we must listen to those experiencing the impacts of environmental crises, not big businesses.
- June 21, 2012
In his final missive from COP17 climate talks, Nnimmo Bassey lays into a polluters’ deal that spells catastrophe for the world’s poorest.
- December 12, 2011
Hope for a binding treaty starts to evaporate in Durban as politicians look to a deal that will cook the continent, says Nnimmo Bassey.
- December 5, 2011
African negotiators told not to ‘waste time’ calling for developed nations to cut CO2, reports Nnimmo Bassey.
- December 1, 2011
‘Let us begin, brothers, for until now we have done nothing’…. As talks kick off in Durban, Nnimmo Bassey is cheered by messages of hope.
- November 28, 2011
Nigerian environmentalist Nnimmo Bassey describes low expectations in South Africa.
- November 25, 2011