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Lagos residents to pay more for waste management — LAWMA

Fabian Ekeruche Lagos Waste Management Authority (LAWMA) says the authority is proposing a 50 per…

NCF will miss Aminu-Kano’s leadership qualities – New D-G

By Fabian Ekeruche The newly appointed Director-General (D-G) of the Nigerian Conservation Foundation (NCF), Dr…

China’s new energy sector moves into high gear amid pursuit for carbon goals

As construction of large-scale wind and photovoltaic power bases accelerates, China’s new energy sector is expected to have greater growth potential this year amid efforts to achieve “dual carbon” goals. In Urumqi, capital of Northwest China’s Xinjiang Uygur autonomous region,…

Inflation Reduction Act Commits Just $47 Billion to Environmental Justice, Activists Say

Kristoffer Tigue / Climate News Senate Democrats in the United States Congress could be “overcounting” the funding for environmental justice provisions in the Inflation Reduction Act and misrepresenting the bill’s benefits for low-income families, communities of color and other historically…

ONESIGHT ESSILORLUXOTTICA FOUNDATION ANNOUNCES PUBLICATION OF NEW ARTICLE

OneSight EssilorLuxottica Foundation (Foundation) is pleased to announce the publication of a peer-reviewed article, The Power of Advocacy: Advancing Vision for Everyone to Meet the Sustainable Development Goals in the International Journal of Public Health, an independent society journal of the Swiss School…

$425m facility to fund gas midstream projects in Ghana

By Nasi Hako / Esi-Africa Hogan Lovells has announced that it has advised Barak Fund and TriLinc on an 8-year $425m facility with Genser Energy Ghana to fund gas midstream projects. The facility will be used to refinance existing debt…

Study connects climate hazards to 58% of infectious diseases

Climate hazards such as flooding, heat waves and drought have worsened more than half of the hundreds of known infectious diseases in people, including malaria, hantavirus, cholera and anthrax, a study says. Researchers looked through the medical literature of established cases…

FG adopts innovative approach to fund climate change mitigation—DG

By Fabian Ekeruche The Federal Government has adopted innovative approach, including carbon tax, to fund the mitigation of the impact of climate change in the country. The Director-General, National Council on Climate Change, Dr Salisu Dahiru, disclosed in Lagos on the sidelines…

ACReSAL critical to lifting 100m Nigerians out of poverty – FG

The Federal Government says that the Agro-Climatic Resilience in Semi-Arid Landscapes (ACreSAL) project is critical to lifting 100 million Nigerians out of poverty. Mr Mohammed Abdullahi, the Honourable Minister for Environment, said this at the ACreSAL technical workshop on Monday in Lagos. The News Agency of…

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