Greenland

LASEPA SEEKS COLLABORATION WITH AGENCIES TO TACKLE CLIMATE CHANGE

0
The General Manager, Lagos State Environmental Protection Agency (LASEPA), Dr Adedolapo Fasawe, has sought collaboration with environmental agencies to enable the agency effectively tackle climate change. Fasawe sought the collaboration during a Half-Day Round Table Dialogue on Nationally Determined Contribution (NDC), an event organised by the Nigerian Environmental Society (NES), in Lagos on Friday, October...
GreenlandUncategorized

CLIMATE CHANGE AND WHAT IT IS DOING TO OUR WATER SOURCES

0
Humans use water for everything from drinking and bathing to growing crops, supporting livestock and fish farms, shipping goods, generating electricity, and simply relaxing and having fun. Yet climate change is producing profound changes in this precious commodity, threatening water availability, access, and even quality. See how global warming puts Lima, Peru's electricity supply at...
Greenland

SURVEY SHOWS CRITICAL INFRASTRUCTURE THREATENED BY CLIMATE CRISIS

0
Climate change is contributing to increasing damage to critical infrastructure around the globe, according to a 12-year survey of damages caused by small- and medium-scale disasters conducted by the United Nations Office for Disaster Risk Reduction. Schools, health facilities and roads are regularly damaged by small-scale weather events, which do not grab headlines. The ensuing...
Greenlandnews

HOW THESE WOMEN SCIENTISTS WILL HELP AFRICA ADAPT TO CHANGING CLIMATE

0
A group of 25 women from eastern and western Africa have joined the list of young researchers racing to bridge the shortage of women agriculture scientists in Africa. The women will build the next generation of scientists working with smallholder farmers to battle climate change in Africa's troubled agriculture sector, according to the African Women...
Greenland

CLIMATE CHANGE: NIGERIAN YOUTH GROUPS CHALLENGES GOVERNMENT TO TAKE ACTION

0
As the subject of climate change gradually becomes one of global concern, Nigeria has remained central in the conversations and actions related to climate action. In Kwara State, an anti-littering group, PickThatTrash, has called on Nigerians to be actively involved in leading the fight against the changing climate. This call was made on Friday, September...
Greenlandnews

DEVELOPING COUNTRIES ARE MORE BOTHERED ABOUT CLIMATE CHANGE

0
Developing countries care about the climate because it affects their ability to pursue and achieve their legitimate development aspirations. The submission was made by Professor Chukwumerije Okereke, Director, Centre for Climate Change and Development, Alex Ekwueme Federal University, Ebonyi State, Nigeria on Friday, October 4, 2019 in New Delhi, India while addressing a gathering of...
Greenland

WE NEED AN ALLY TO COMBAT CLIMATE CHANGE AND IT’S GOT TO BE ALGAE

0
Trees alone will therefore not save us from the current crisis. We must look to our oceans for solutions that are more effective and scalable. Say hello to algae sequestration. Algae can be utilized in a number of ways to reduce carbon in the atmosphere. Other than it being the most efficient solution for storing...
Greenland

HOW NIGERIA GOVERNMENT IS TACKLING CLIMATE CHANGE

0
The Nigerian government is addressing climate change as part of the various sectoral policies and management instruments that are related to the global phenomenon. Mrs. Ibukun Odutose, Permanent Secretary, Federal Ministry of Environment, made the submission in a presentation at the South-West Regional Knowledge Deepening Workshop on Climate Change in Lagos on Monday, September 9,...
Greenland

CLIMATE CHANGE: HOW CAN ZERO EMISSION OF GASES BE ACHIEVED?

0
Have you ever thought about if the air you inhale is healthy? With the constant emission of gases and fossil fuels, it is nearly impossible to vouch for the purity of the air we breath in. So, how do we achieve zero emissions? ‘Net zero’ refers to achieving an overall balance between emissions produced and...
Menu