Senate urges use of clean energy in homes
The Senate has charged Nigerians on the use of clean energy for household cooking to protect the environment from the negative effects of global warming.
17 years after, government kicks off environmental policy
With growing concerns about oil exploration activities in the Niger Delta, air and water pollution, associated with continued urbanization and industrialization, the Federal government last week initiated moves...
Nigeria, others win global accolade for reducing disaster deaths
As part of events to mark this year’s International Day for Disaster Reduction, the United Nations has recognised Nigeria and four other outstanding examples of successful efforts to reduce disaster mortality.
Group urges government to establish stations to monitor earthquakes
The Building Collapse Prevention Guild (BCPG) has joined in the call for the establishment of additional seismological stations to monitor crustal movements in the identified earthquake prone areas in the country.
Power for All campaign for renewable energy surpasses 100 partners
Power for All, a global campaign to radically accelerate the adoption of renewable, decentralized energy solutions and eradicate energy poverty, announced that it surpassed its pledge to recruit 100 civil society and private sector partners.
Government urges stakeholders to key into climate change projects
The Minister of Environment, Amina Mohammed has urged stakeholders to engage relevant bodies aimed at mainstreaming the global clime change issues into their development agenda both at federal and state levels.
Experts want environmental, social concerns in projects
Determined to promote sustainable development, environmental practitioners have tasked appropriate authorities on the need to review the Environmental Impact Assessment (EIA) Act, especially in terms of...
Moroccan presidency to host pre-COP 22 talks in Marrakech
The meeting will be chaired by COP22 President Salaheddine Mezouarand COP21 President Ségolène Royal, and include participation by UNFCCC Executive Secretary Patricia Espinosa as well as Ministers from 80 countries.
Paris climate change accord to enter into force November 4, 2016
More countries have endorsed agreement, paving way for full implementation of historic accord. The agreement calls on countries to combat climate change and to accelerate and intensify the actions ...