‘Natural ecosystems are cheap, effective barriers to climate impacts’
As the unavoidable impacts of climate change hit home – including more heatwaves, droughts, floods and cyclones – societies are looking at ways to build resilience.
Experts disagree with government over the reviews of EIA Act
Experts have expressed discontent over the way and manner the federal government is articulating the 14 guidelines for the review of Environmental Impact Assessment, EIA Act.
Water operators list challenges to Nigeria’s SDG target
If the nation must meet the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) SDG target of providing potable water for all Nigerians by the year 2030, the governments at all levels must stop toying with matters pertaining to water supply, sanitation and the welfare of those who are providing these services.
Government’s ‘green bond’ to drive Nigeria’s renewable energy
With the recent launch of the government’s Economic Recovery and Growth Plan (ERGP) and signing of the budget, all is now set for the issuance of the Nigeria’s “green bond” to fund environmentally focused initiatives.
Lagos concessions landfills, adopts new utility levy
The state authorities have also adopted a Public Utility Levy (PUL) - a property-based charge applicable to all properties to replace all previous waste management levies.
Fire Service to train Great Green Wall staff on forest safety
The Director General of the agency, Mr. Goni Ahmed stated this at the training programme, said there is need for collaboration with the Federal Fire Service to equip its forest personnel as this is vital to development of green economy in the country.
Groups fault FG’s EIA to Cross River on super highway project
Civil Society Organisations (CSOs) in Cross River state have faulted the conditional Environmental Impact Assessment (EIA) approval given the state government for the construction of the super highway project.
‘New innovation will cushion effect of climate change’
Oxfam Nigeria’s Influencing and Digital Campaign Officer, Chris Okenwa, who disclosed this at the 2017 University of Lagos Model United Nations, held in Akoka, said the group was interested in involving the young ones to...
MOSOP tasks FG on monetary commitment to Ogoni cleanup
A grim picture of the impacts of oil pollution on Ogoni people was again painted last week as the Movement for the Survival of Ogoni People (MOSOP), tasked the Federal government to redeem its own monetary commitment to the cleanup of the area.