UNDP-GEF gets committee on Nigeria’s small grant scheme
The United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) has inaugurated a new National Steering Committee (NSC) to administer Global Environmental Facility (GEF) Small Grants Programme (SGP) in Nigera.
‘Effective waste management crucial for sustainable development’
Nigeria’s quest to achieve the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) by 2030 could be a mirage, if the country remains reluctant to implement strategies, practices and processes ...
FG warns against dumping refuse in drainages
Dr Habiba Lawal, the Permanent Secretary, Ecological Fund Office (EFO), has warned against indiscriminate dumping of refuse in drainages.She gave the warning at the inauguration of the Daura Township Erosion Control Project, Phase 1, in Katsina state.
Alleged air pollution from SPDC’s Gas plant : Environmentalist calls for study
An Environmentalist, Mr Alagoa Morris , has called for scientific study to measure the alleged adverse impact of a gas plant located in Gbarantoru, Tombia in Bayelsa, operated by Shell Company.
Stakeholders seek action towards Nigeria’s climate adaptation
According to them, President’s Muhammadu Buhari’s signing of the Paris Agreement on September 22, 2016 and his declaration that the impacts of climate change would be reversed in Nigeria...
Government partners Morocco on renewable energy
The Minister of Environment, Amina Mohammed who disclosed this, while giving the account of one-year stewardship, said investments in the power sector is to encourage the implementation...
Experts highlight media role in promoting action against climate change
Several professionals and experts highlighted the principle role the media can play in the protection of the environment, the preservation of nature and the fight against climate change.
Surge in methane emissions threatens efforts to curb global warming
Global concentrations of methane, a powerful greenhouse gas and cause of climate change, are now growing faster in the atmosphere than at any other time in the past two decades.