Surveyors tasked on sustainable development, climate change
To protect the present and future generations from disaster risks, policy makers and governments at all levels have been enjoined to utilize the expertise of surveyors. Former Minister of Industry, Chief Mrs. Onikepo Akande gave the advise at Adekunle Kukoyi memorial yearly lecture organized by the Lagos State branch of the Nigerian Institution of Surveyors…
Ondo government advocate tree planting to halt climate change
To further reduce the effect of climate, Ondo State government has urged all residents to cultivate the habit of planting trees in their homes.The Commissioner for Natural Resources, Alhaji Rasheed Badmus...
How Nigeria, others, will benefit from Microsoft’s $50m for climate change
Following the commitment of search giant, Microsoft, to commit $50million to the fight against climate change, benefits accruable to Nigeria, and other parts of Africa will include the protection of lives and creation of new jobs.
Nigeria’s green bond tops climate change financing talks
To meet up with the year 2030 target of Nigeria’s Nationally Determined Contributions (NDC) in reducing the threat of Climate Change by two per cent per year, the private sector has been challenged to invest in the Green Bond Initiative of the government. The Deputy Director, Department of Climate Change of the Federal Ministry of…
Nigeria seeks global support on climate change
President Muhammadu Buhari yesterday in Paris appealed to the international community to support Nigeria’s commitment to reducing the effects of climate change.
‘More deaths from temperature-related health impacts of climate change’
The largest study to date of the potential temperature-related health impacts of climate change has shown that as global temperatures rise, the surge in death rates during hot weather outweighs any decrease in deaths....
UN, WHO team up to protect health from climate change
The World Health organization (WHO) and the United Nations Climate Change Secretariat (UNFCCC) have signed a new Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to renew the two institutions’ joint commitment to tackle public health challenges emerging from rising temperatures .....
UN climate summit opens in Bonn to fast-track Paris goals
The Paris Agreement is underpinned by national climate action plans known as Nationally Determined Contributions (NDCs) whose ambition needs to be collectively advanced over time to get on track to the Agreement’s temperature goal.
Environmentalists warn Cross River against climate change disaster
Worried by the high rate of deforestation, environmentalists have raised alarm on an imminent climate change disaster in Cross River state, if urgent measures are not taken.