On 18th November 2021, the President of Nigeria signed the Climate Change (CC) Act into Law further demonstrating Nigeria’s commitment to global climate change and general energy transition agenda at the recently held COP26 summit.

This brings a renewed focus on efforts to combat climate change and set the course to attain a net global carbon emission of zero by the year 2050.

In this publication, Moses Pila, Senior Associate at TEMPLARS and Somechukwu Ezebuike, Associate, provide insight into certain key provisions of the CC Act, with commentaries on what some consider an ambitious agenda by Nigeria on energy transition.