Asiodu, others seek enforcement of single-use plastics ban
The President, Board of Trustees, Nigerian Conservation Foundation (NCF), Chief Philip Asiodu has urged the federal government to enforce the 2013 international ban on single-use plastics, which Nigeria subscribed to, as means of mitigating the nuisance of plastic waste pollution in the country.
An ecological roadmap for the Mahmoud, Ikeazor team
When Nigeria ratified the Paris Climate agreement, which aims to avoid the most devastating effects of climate change by cutting carbon emissions, there were so many expectations.
Experts urge adaptive actions on climate change
Environmentalists have called for adaptive response to the global warming in order to lower the risks posed by the consequences of climate change.According to them, adaptation is urgent and indispensable to safeguard development gains and address the needs of the poor and the vulnerable.
Accra dialogue tasks African governments on green climate fund
Representatives of the African local and regional governments have called on countries to provide an enabling environment that will create the conditions for enhanced climate actions, and for the localization of climate finance.
Group canvasses environmental education in Lagos’ schools
The Nigerian Conservation Foundation (NCF) has tasked school administrators to explore best practices in educating pupils about environmental issues. The call was made at its yearly training for about 50 secondary school teachers in Lagos State.
Critical infrastructure threatened by climate crisis, says survey
Climate change is contributing to increasing damage to critical infrastructure around the globe, according to a 12-year survey of damages caused by small- and medium-scale disasters conducted by the United Nations Office for Disaster Risk Reduction.
Climate talks in Costa Rica springboard for COP25 summit
After three days of panels, high-level discussions and exchanging best practices for climate action, PreCOP25 in San José concluded last week with calls for more climate ambition. The gathering, from 8 to 10 October, saw more than 1,500 attendees, with delegates representing more than 90 countries
‘Declare state of emergency on erosion’
Faced with serious negative effects of land degradation and the need to widely tackle the menace, the Minister of State for Environment, Mrs. Sharon Ikeazor has called for the declaration of a state of emergency on erosion ravaging many parts of the country.
FG adopts indigenous technology in climate fight
The Federal Government plans to deploy indigenous technologies to tackle climate change in the country. The Director, Department of Climate Change, Federal Ministry of Environment, Dr. Peter Tarfa made this known at a two-day School of Ecology
EU lifts Nigeria’s renewable energy reform scheme
To demonstrate its diversity of engagement in transforming the sector, the European Union recently announced a €30 million sustainable energy investment fund for off-grid solution development in the country.