Mayors commit to Paris goals
About 140 mayors of the world’s largest cities have expressed their commitment in implementing the Paris Climate Change Agreement at a meeting in Montreal, Canada last week, and pledged city leadership on climate action.
Experts urge campaign to protect nation’s biodiversity
The Founder, the Friends of the Environment (FOTE), Mrs. Joanna Maduka harps on the need to adopt renewable energy to avert the crimes of deforestation, which she said is leading the society to social and ecological problems.
Stakeholders seek policies, law to shore up forest cover
Following growing concerns about the alarming rate of forest degradation and deforestation, stakeholders have called for appropriate policies, legislation and institutional framework targeted at increasing Nigeria’s forest cover.
FG, UNDP plan $218 million renewable energy project
Determined to unlock large-scale solar cell projects and adopt Nationally Appropriate Mitigation Actions (NAMAs) under the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC)...
‘Nature’s gifts are often hard to value in monetary terms’
The pendulum of global attention over the Earth’s health hung again to the realm of the rural and urban environment today, as the world celebrates the 2017 World Environment Day (WED).
Chevron Nigeria Limited’s committed to connecting people to nature
It is a fact that some corporate bodies have made environmental stewardship part of their social investments. Chevron Nigeria Limited (CNL) - operator of the joint venture between the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) and CNL (NNPC/CNL JV) - is one of such organizations.
‘60,000 tonnes of hazardous wastes imported into Nigeria’
A new report released by Basel Convention Coordinating Centre for the African Region (BCCC-Africa), Nigeria has raised concern on the issues of growing consumption and importation of Used Electrical and Electronic Equipment (UEEE) into the country.
Paris climate accord and U.S. world leadership
One thing about United States of America (USA) is that while as the so-called Policeman of the world, it is highly interest on knowing first hand, if not influence, what goes on around the world, the rest of the world is always interested in policies by its leadership.