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New dates announced for UN climate change summit

The United Nations has announced new dates for the annual global climate change summit, confirming the event to be held next year as the coronavirus pandemic poses a health risk to delegates and travel restrictions could affect their participation. The…

WED2020: Join the #ForNature online conversation-Get Involved

As the world grapples with the COVID-19 pandemic, it has never been more critical to take action for nature. Over 100,000 people from 193 countries have visited our site in the past weeks to participate and engage with World Environment…

Consistent Low Oil Price Portends Gloomy Future For Nigeria’s Economy-Avuru

…Investments in the Oil and Gas Sector Dwindling …Pandemic Has Led to Global Economic Meltdown …Gas as an Enabler for Domestic Energy Security …Need for Increase in Non-Oil Sector  -By Felix Douglas   The Nigerian Association of Petroleum Explorationist (NAPE),…

Balancing the economy while saving the planet

“A new research-based framework lets companies make informed decisions balancing economic and sustainability factors when producing biochemicals” If you make your bio-product 100% sustainable it may be way too expensive to produce. If you make it less environmentally friendly, you…

NNPC plans $10 crude production cost

The Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) has commenced plans to crash oil production cost to $10 per barrel. Group Managing Director of the Corporation, Mallam Mele Kyari stated this on Thursday during a virtual engagement with some editors. Kyari explained…

Governments Commit to Take Forward Vital Work to Tackle Climate Change in 2020

Bonn, 28 May 2020 – At a virtual meeting today, the Bureau of the Conference of the Parties to the UNFCCC committed to take forward crucial work to tackle climate change under the umbrella of the UN Framework Convention on Climate…

Global environmental changes leading to shorter, younger trees

“Conditions that started decades ago are changing forests and are likely to continue” Ongoing environmental changes are transforming forests worldwide, resulting in shorter and younger trees with broad impacts on global ecosystems, scientists say. In a global study published in…

Africa Day: CSOs task African leaders on health, water, agriculture, other

By Gabriel Ewepu AS African Union, AU, formerly known as Organisation of African Unity, OAU, marked 57th Africa Day on May 25, 2020, Civil Society Organisations, CSOs, in Nigeria, Thursday, tasked African leaders on health, water, agriculture, innovative governance, discontinuation…

Group conducts perception study on COVID-19 in Lagos

The Lagos Civil Society Coalition Against COVID-19 says it has embarked on a perception study to ascertain the success, impacts and unintended consequences of responses deployed by the Lagos State Government toward containment of COVID-19 pandemic. Mr Razaq Olokoba, who is the Executive Director of…

COVID-19 Intensifies the Urgency to Expand Sustainable Energy Solutions Worldwide

To meet the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) targets by 2030, countries must safeguard the gains already attained and accelerate efforts to achieve affordable, reliable, sustainable and modern energy for all. WASHINGTON, May 28, 2020 — Despite accelerated progress over the past decade, the world will…

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