‘Carbon law offers pathway to halve emissions every decade’
Researchers have proposed a solution in the journal Science for the global economy to rapidly reduce carbon emissions. The authors argue a carbon roadmap, driven by a simple rule of thumb or “carbon law” of halving emissions every decade, could catalyse disruptive innovation.
World Bank urges Nigeria to protect forest
On the heels of President Muhammadu Buhari ratifying the Paris agreement on climate change last week, the World Bank has charged Nigeria to protect its remaining rainforest in Cross River State.
Realities of logging, land grabbing in Cross River
Ayade earlier said: “As a people who have been denied all these, we need to take our destiny by our hands. We pass a law on absolute conservation, so how else can we show commitment to the forest?
South Korea backs Nigeria’s tree planting project with $130,000
The South Korean Ambassador to Nigeria, Noh Kyu-duk who disclosed this in Abuja during the 2017 International Day of Forests Celebration, said the amount was a token of cordial and excellent friendly bilateral relationship they established with Nigeria in 1980.
Experts, bank mark Earth Hour Day
He noted that the Industrial Revolution in Europe many years ago set the tone for the increase in pollution of the atmosphere which now stands at about 400 points, resulting into an increase in the planet’s temperature to almost one degree .
U.S. seeks protection for Nigeria’s endangered species
The United States Deputy Chief of Mission, Mr. David Young, has urged Nigerians to stop the trafficking and habitat destruction of Nigeria’s endangered species, including the Cross River gorilla and Nigeria-Cameroun chimpanzee.
Epidemic looms as Lagos wastewater plant overflows
There seems to be an air of trepidation about the abandoned Oke -Afa Wastewater Plant, located at Jakande Housing Estate, Isolo, with residents fearing an outbreak of epidemic in the area.
Our worries about UNREDD scheme, highway project, by communities
The last is yet to be heard over a dispute surrounding the development of the 260 kilometre superhighway from a planned deep sea port in Esighi in Bakassi Local Government Area northwards via Obudu to Katsina-ala in Benue State, valued at $3.5 billion.