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...
National waste management confab holds in Lagos
The maiden edition of the National Waste Management conference will hold at the Civic Centre, Victoria Island early next month.Organised by InterMarc Consulting, the conference reinforces the need for national policy....
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.
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...
UNDP trains Cross River women on forest conservation
“Training of 520 persons will focus mostly on women and girls. When they are through with the training, the association will provide them with the materials to construct the energy saving wood-stove in each of their kitchens”.
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 ...
Leaders indict NESREA over environmental pollution in Kano
Citing inexcusable negligence to its entrusted national responsibility, stakeholders in environmental services and community leaders have accused National Environmental Standard ...