GEF to combat wildlife crime with $40m new funding
In a bid to tackle the planet’s most pressing environmental problems, the Global Environment Facility (GEF) Council has approved an additional $40 million for the Global Wildlife Programme..
Osun renews call for environmental protection
Following the continued non-compliance with National Environmental Policy Guidelines and Standards, Osun State Government has reiterated the extreme importance of the environment to the existence and general well being of mankind.
Lagos agency endorses Cway water factories
One of the leading supplier of distilled water to business and homes in Nigeria, Cway has recorded another milestone recently, following the certification and endorsement of its water factories by Lagos State Water Regulatory Commission (LSWRC).
Governments show strong interest for new IPCC report on global warming
Governments and the scientific community have shown strong interest in the next report of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC), which will look at the implications of global warming of 1.5 oC.
ECOWAS countries may adopt low sulphur fuel by 2020
Indications have emerged that ECOWAS countries may have started considering taking a giant stride to adopt the issues of regional harmonized low sulphur fuels by 2020.
New strategy to drive action for SDG7, Paris deal unveiled
The global, multi-stakeholder platform, Sustainable Energy for All – that played a core role in putting universal access to modern energy services at the heart of the Sustainable Development Goals...
Steiner bids farewell to UNEP after decade-long tenure
Achim Steiner wrapped up his last day as Executive Director of the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) after a 10-year term that saw UNEP brought to the fore as the voice for the environment in the UN system
Government unfolds national building energy efficiency guidelines
Speaking at the event in Abuja, Minister of Power, Works and Housing, Babatunde Fashola said that the document may in future be harmonized with the National Building code as its energy efficiency component.