Surveyors seek review of SURCON Act
To strengthen the practice of surveying and position it to the path of development, surveyors in the country have called for the review of Surveyors Registration Council of Nigeria...
UN, WHO team up to protect health from climate change
The World Health organization (WHO) and the United Nations Climate Change Secretariat (UNFCCC) have signed a new Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to renew the two institutions’ joint commitment to tackle public health challenges emerging from rising temperatures .....
Experts decry poor handling of solid waste management
Stakeholders have observed that population growth; increase per capital income has resulted in generation of huge volume of solid waste, which poses serious threat to environmental sustainability in the country.
Flood ravages Delta’s Isoko community, destroys property
The Araya community in Isoko South Local Government Area of Delta State has been ravaged by flood, and residents are seeking assistance from the state government.
How to achieve pollution-free environment
Giant manufacturing conglomerates should key into an extended producer responsibility plan aimed at protecting the environment and consumers, says VICTOR AMUSA, an environmentalist. He wants govt to implement incentive schemes like waste buybacks and encourage local recycling activities. It was recently widely reported that Nigeria ranked 125 out of 137 economies in global competitiveness index…
UN climate summit opens in Bonn to fast-track Paris goals
The Paris Agreement is underpinned by national climate action plans known as Nationally Determined Contributions (NDCs) whose ambition needs to be collectively advanced over time to get on track to the Agreement’s temperature goal.
FG, states urged to invest in Niger Delta ecosystem
As a means of complimenting revenue from oil and gas for the sustainable development of the Niger Delta region, the federal and state governments have been urged to encourage investment and research in ecosystems.
Lagos PSP operators blame inaccessible dumpsites for refuse heaps
But the Lagos state commissioner for the Environment, Dr Babatunde Adejare has promised to visit the dumpsite for on the spot assessment of the situation with a view to ameliorating the problem.
Investors eye $100b climate finance, FG’s NDC projects
Climate specialists have flagged off Nigeria Climate Investment Initiative (NCCII) to bring both private and public sector on board to fast-track practical assistance to enable government finance its Nationally Determined Contributions (NDCs) in the country.