Monday, 21 June, 2021

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Tag: COVID-19


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…


Following the impact of the COVID-19 global pandemic, the African Development Bank (AfDB) says only a strict adherence to environmental safeguards can ensure a s[eedy economic recovery for Morocco. This was stressed at a workshop organized by the AfDB in Read more…


As the world continues to grapple with the challenge of COVID-10, a new report indicates that a massive $10 trillion investment will usher in a climate-friendly recovery for the global economy. The report titled: ‘G7 leadership for sustainable, resilient and Read more…


The unprecedented devastation of the COVID-19 pandemic could impact global afforestation efforts. The UN Department of Economic and Social Affairs (UN DESA) gave this warning in its 2021 report. Tagged “Global Forest Goals Report 2021,” the global body said progress Read more…


Germany says it will invest 40% of its allotted European Union (EU) Post-COVID recovery funds on climate action. This will serve as part of its firm commitment towards tackling climate change. German Finance Minister Olaf Scholz made this revelation in Berlin Read more…


As the globe continues to seek ways to economically rebound from the drawbacks of COVID-19, a new study says nations must adopt energy transition as a focal point. The UN Environment Progamme (UNEP) says backing recovery plans with energy transition Read more…


While the globe has been bracing up to addressing the challenge of climate change, the advent of the COVID-19 pandemic presented a twin problem. While the global shutdown meant a massive closure of the business, public and social scene, the Read more…


The wildlife community has been thrown into shock as gorillas at the San Diego Safari Zoo Park (California, USA) tested positive for COVID-19.  This is the first case of COVID-19 detected in these species. Two sick gorillas were spotted after Read more…


As COVID-19 continues to pose a threat, the authorities in Kenya’s capital Nairobi are not resting. Through the Nairobi Metropolitan Services (NMS), the City authorities have worked out a strategic intervention plan. It has mad sanitation and adherence to strict Read more…


In the face of the debilitating impact of COVID-19 on Africa, the continent’s environment ministers have touted a green recovery plan to address the pandemic. The 54 minsters say another key solution is to strengthen environmrntal resilience. Rising from the eighth special Read more…