Used cars threatening Africans, environment, says study
African and South Asian countries may miss national targets to curb greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions unless rich countries stop using them as dumping grounds for millions of old cars, known as clunkers, a study has warned.
‘Resource control will end crude oil theft, artisanal refining’
Niger Delta stakeholders have warned that the menace of crude oil theft and artisanal refining will continue unabated in the region if the issue of resource control is not addressed.
Port Harcourt: Anger, anxiety as soot takes over skyline, environs
The ranking of Port Harcourt as the world’s most polluted city in the world has not just increased panic among residents but has forced some wealthy residents and those who have alternative homes to begin relocating from the city.
WHO, UNEP investigate cause of soot in Rivers
Officials of the World Health Organisation (WHO), and the United Nations Environmental Programme (UNEP) have commenced investigation into the cause of widespread soot in Rivers State. Leader of the UN Delegation to Rivers State, Charles Ekong, from WHO Brazaville, Congo, disclosed its mission at the Government House, Port Harcourt yesterday. He said the investigation was…
Nigeria’s yearly gas flare can power about 200,000 buses, says expert
The quantity of gas flared in Nigeria yearly has the capacity to power up to 200,000 commercial buses or trucks on gas engines if processed into compressed natural gas...
UN urges investors to align portfolios with Paris climate deal
Greater ambition to divest from fossil fuel investments and consistent climate action is needed from the global investor community to accelerate the move towards...
Nigeria gets fresh $89m USAID grant, Norway backs UNEP report
The United States Agency for International Development (USAID) yesterday announced a fresh $89 million grant to assist Nigeria in herb quest to achieve the development goals...
Military not enemy of Ogoni, Saro-Wiwa associates insist
The Ken Saro-Wiwa ASSOCIATES (KSA) has said the Nigerian army and other security agencies were not the enemies to the Ogoni people, insisting that their real enemies were those who have politicised the Ogoni struggle.