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Nigeria’s Alternative Energy Expo elcomes Global Investors to Abuja in 8th Edition

 Abuja, Nigeria, October 23, 2018 — The 8th annual Nigeria Alternative Energy Expo (NAEE) which ended yesterday in Abuja at the Yar’Adua Centre had in attendance hundreds of delegates and participants across Africa and industrialized world. With the theme ‘Liberating Economic Drive with Clean Energy’ this year’s edition was one …

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2018 Nigeria Energy Awards (NEA) finalists have been revealed

          The 2018 Nigeria Energy Awards (NEA) finalists have been revealed, with 32 finalists making the cut across 15 categories. The winner of the Chairman’s award will be announced on the evening of the 23 rd at the Yar Adau Conference Centre, Abuja. The awards ceremony will be attended …

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Aquifers: Underground Stores of Freshwater

By Becky Oskin, Contributing Writer Aquifers are underground layers of rock that are saturated with water that can be brought to the surface through natural springs or by pumping. The groundwater contained in aquifers is one of the most important sources of water on Earth: About 30 percent of our liquid …

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Looks Like Climate Change Will Ruin Beer for Us, Too

If the results of last week’s chilling U.N. climate report drove you to drink this weekend, first of all — we’re sorry. We don’t like it, either. Here’s a photo of a majestic elk sneezing to make you feel better. Secondly, we hate to say it, but we’ve got even more bad news for …

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Lagos Assembly orders immediate return of PSP, disowns Visionscape

The Lagos State House of Assembly has ordered the 20 Local Governments and 37 Local Council Development Areas (LCDAs) in the state to call on the Private Sector Partnership (PSP) operators in their areas to go back to refuse packing job with immediate effect. Speaker of the House, Rt. Hon. …

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Environmentalists predict more flood risks in Lagos State; lays blame on State Government!

Stakeholders in the environment gathered at the Lagos State Environmental Protection Agency, LASEPA as the Mainland Chapter of the Nigerian Environmental Society, NES hosted a One-Day Roundtable Dialogue on “Ensuring a More Flood-Resilient Nigeria – A Case Study of Lagos State” In the last few months, the spate of devastating …

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Rapid response needed to limit global warming

Summary for Policymakers of IPCC Special Report on Global Warming of 1.5°C approved by governments   Limiting global warming to 1.5°C would require rapid, far-reaching and unprecedented changes in all aspects of society, the IPCC said in a new assessment. With clear benefits to people and natural ecosystems, limiting global …

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Global sea level could rise 50 feet by 2300, study says

Characterizing what’s known and what’s uncertain is key to managing coastal risk Global average sea-level could rise by nearly 8 feet by 2100 and 50 feet by 2300 if greenhouse gas emissions remain high and humanity proves unlucky, according to a review of sea-level change and projections by Rutgers and …

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NES enters Strategic Partnership with LASEPA

The Mainland Chapter of the Nigerian Environmental Society, yesterday, October 2nd, entered into a strategic partnership with the Lagos State Environmental Protection Agency (LASEPA). This was as the Chapter executives, led by its Chairman, Mr Eugene Itua, paid a courtesy call on the General Manager of the Agency, Engr. Antonio …

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Africa: Why Nigeria Ranks Second Worst Open Defecating Country in the World – Report

ANALYSISBy Chioma Obinna Nature is inescapable. When it calls, no one has the ability to refuse. But could this be the reason many Nigerians respond in the most disgusting way that could attract negative implications apart from portraying humans as the worst animals on earth? Today, it is commonplace to …

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