Extreme weather takes $1.8b toll annually on agriculture
Experts have advised firms to diversify into climate risk insurance, develop policies that focus more on the planet, people and profitability.These were the submissions made at a one-day workshop on “Climate Risk Insurance”....
Federal Government mulls green economy, files lawsuit against superhighway project
Faced with harsh financial realities, the Federal Government is exploring the environment sector to increase its gross domestic product, and get the youth fruitfully engaged.
NESREA warns against cutting of trees without replacement
The State Coordinator of National Environmental Standards & Regulations Enforcement Agency (NESREA) in Kwara, Mr. Martins Enenwaene, has warned that cutting of trees without ...
‘Countries must step up to ensure early entry into force’
With 60 countries, accounting for 47.6 percent of global emissions, now ratifying the Paris Agreement, the finish line to ensuring the double-threshold of 55 countries, accounting for 55 percent of emissions, is clearly in sight.
UNDP, GCF sign partnership deal on low-emission
The United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) and the Green Climate Fund (GCF) have signed an Accreditation Master Agreement, strengthening their partnership to deliver low-emission and climate-resilient development.
Osun seeks ecological fund to tackle flooding
The state consultant on Urban Planning, Environment and Sanitation, Mr. Bola Ilori made the plea recently while inspecting dredging of waterways in some locations in Osogbo, the state capital.
Senate pledges support for environmental audit
To overcome various environmental challenges confronting the country, the Senate President, Bukola Saraki, has advocated for more political will on the part of Nigerian ...
ECOWAS countries hold talks over Green Climate Fund
As part of efforts to mitigate adverse effects of climate change on the society, experts have urged Economic Community Of West African States (ECOWAS) ...