Thursday, 05 August, 2021

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Category: Ecosystem


The UN Environment Program (UNEP) West Asia State of Food waste report has been launched. The report, conducted in 12 countries in the region, sets out a very comprehensive view of the current situation across the region, in which around Read more…


The African Development Bank (AfDB) has affirmed its support for the development of satellite observations for African early warning systems. Consequently, it has ensured the continent has direct access to satellite data to produce forecasts and prediction models that are Read more…


The U.S government is embarking on a public enlightenment campaign to provide information and resources on wildfire smoke. It is doing this through a coalition between the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and the U.S. Forest Service. Both agencies have released Read more…


The United States and Germany have announced the signing of a climate and energy partnership. The announcement was made in Washington DC after U.S President Joe Biden met with German Chancellor Angela Merkel. This partnership will strengthen climate ambition and Read more…


Alliance for Hydromet Development says improved weather forecasts will save 23,000 lives as well as $2 billion annually. In its 2021 Hydromet report, the group said reliable and accurate weather and climate services, such as early warning systems, would create Read more…


As the move towards zero carbon emissions through energy transition continues, German states are asking for more Federal funding to expand local public transportation. This would lead to increased annual spending from 2022 to 2030 by an additional 1.5 billion Read more…


The FCT Emergency Management Agency (FEMA), has addressed 82 flood cases, saved 421 lives and property worth more than $292,000 in 2020. Director-General of the agency, Abbas Idris, made this known at the 2021 “Flood Outlook and Review of FCT Read more…


Activists from Norway want the European Court of Human Rights (ECHR) to halt drilling in the Arctic region. The group consists of Nature and Youth, Greenpeace, and six young climate activists. The Scandinavian kingdom awarded 10 new production licences for oil and gas in the Barents Sea Read more…


Oil firms in Nigeria’s Niger Delta region have been urged to clean up polluted onshore sites before moving their activities offshore. Nnimmo Bassey, an environmentalist made the call in Yenegoa, at an oilfield dialogue with the theme, “Building Community Resilience Read more…


For Africa to rebound economically from the scourge of the COVID-19 pandemic, it must adopt a green strategy to ensure a speedy economic recovery. Amina Mohammed, the UN Deputy Secretary-General stated this as the globe celebrates World Environment Day. “Our Read more…