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9 Sep
International Oil Companies (IOCs) have been warned to stop influencing governments against decarbonisation as well as slowing the transition plans to renewables.
19 Jun 2022
Lagos State government has said residents and businesses in the state spent about N5.3 trillion yearly on fossil fuel as a result of low supply of electricity from the national grid.
4 Nov 2021
Nineteen countries, including the United States, vowed Thursday to end direct funding for all unabated overseas fossil fuel projects by 2022, though major coal, oil and gas funders China, Japan and South Korea were absent from the pledge.
21 Oct 2021
Oil, gas, and coal production plans of some of the world's biggest oil, gas, and coal producers, including Nigeria, far exceed the emissions targets set in the Paris Agreement on Climate Change, the 2021 Production Gap Report of the UN Environment Programme (UNEP) has stated.
19 May 2021
Environmental activists, under the aegis of Corporate Accountability and Public Participation Africa (CAPPA), yesterday, rejected Shell’s proposed net-zero, through which it is campaigning
14 Aug 2020
Environmentalists have warned against the continued dependence on fossil fuel pointing out that the COVID-19 pandemic may have been partially contained through lockdowns, but stressed that the unfolding climatic catastrophe would precipitate...
28 Aug 2019
An economic transition is taking place boldly on a global basis and tragically not many are aware of this process. Modes of production have been largely shaped by the development and transformation...
28 May 2017
A gray dinosaur statue outside south Florida's largest power plant is meant to symbolize two decommissioned fossil fuel reactors, but it also could be seen to represent a nuclear industry crumpling under mounting costs.
8 Mar 2017
Sir: A green building is one in which there is little or no emission of green house gases emanating from the building and the building actually goes on to reduce green house...
14 Nov 2016
Carbon emissions from burning fossil fuels have been nearly flat for three years in a row -- a "great help" but not enough to stave off dangerous global warming, a report said Monday.
22 Sep 2016
Developed oil, gas and coal reserves, if exhausted, are enough to push Earth well past the threshold for dangerous climate change, according to a report published Thursday.
27 Jul 2016
In developed countries, wind and solar energy are crushing fossil fuel at a frenetic pace while the developing countries are still making revenue projections on fossil fuel gradually going into extinction!

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