Tuesday, 30 November, 2021

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Britain: COP26 will help nature’s restoration, fight climate change

October 29, 2021 Editor

Britain says the 2021 Conference of Parties (COP26) summit aims to protect and restore nature while following the best available science on climate change. British High Commissioner to Nigeria, Catriona Laing, said this at a press conference of the UK’s Read more…

African Parliamentarians seek innovative climate action financing

October 2, 2021 Editor

The role of legislators is critical in placing climate change mitigation and adaptation firmly on the political agenda, participants at a conference heard. The event took place ahead of the UN’s forthcoming COP26 climate change conference in Glasgow, UK. Konrad Read more…

Globe commemorates International Day of Awareness on Food Loss and Waste

September 30, 2021 Editor

The global family has commemorated the International Day of Awareness on Food Loss and Waste. Consequently the United Nations is calling for stronger action to end the culture of throwing out food uneaten and in so doing, help to address Read more…

UrbanShift – a new paradigm to promote green cities

September 29, 2021 Editor

A new program tagged UrbanShift – aimed at promoting green cities – has been announced. It is an initiative of the UN Environment Program (UNEP) and Global Environment Facility (GEF). The planners of this initiative argue that if successful, UrbanShift Read more…

Wildlife conservation: NESREA, WildAid sign partnership

October 1, 2021 Editor

The National Environmental Standards and Regulations Enforcement Agency (NESREA) and WildAid organisation on Thursday resolved to work together to promote effective awareness on wildlife conservation in Nigeria. Aliyu Jauro, the Director-General of the agency, made this known when the WildAid Read more…

Alaska residents celebrate Fat Bear Week

September 29, 2021 Editor

Residents of the U.S state of Alaska are all agog as they celebrate the annual Fat Bear Week. The event serves as preparation for winter hibernation.  During the contest, residents vote to decide which bear is the fattest of the Read more…

Germany’s €100mn finance to boost investment in Africa’s renewable energy sector

October 5, 2021 Editor

The German government says it will contribute €100 million to the African Development Bank’s Sustainable Energy Fund for Africa (SEFA). This is in affirmation of its commitment to tap Africa’s renewable energy potential and drive its transition to clean energy sources. Read more…

UNIPORT gets technical support from Shell Nigeria

September 29, 2021 Editor

Shell Nigeria has donated multimillion naira laboratory equipment and software packages to the Offshore Technology Institute of the University of Port Harcourt, Rivers State. This support forms part of the company’s Nigerian content human capital development programme delivered in collaboration Read more…

Why trading in old cars for EVs may be wrong

September 27, 2021 Editor

That we are in the age of alternative or renewable energy is no longer a ‘when’ or ‘if’ scenario. At least that has been the refrain from global organizations, environmental interest groups, business networks and governments – time to ditch Read more…

EVs: Many Germans yet to embrace the concept

July 14, 2021 Editor

Despite several policy initiatives by the German government to promote the use of Electric Vehicles (EVs) – including generous subsidies – a new poll shows that many residents are still not convinced to ditch combustion-engine automobiles. The Institute for Demoscopy Read more…