Scientists can draw very different meanings from the same data, study shows

Giving the same information to multiple scientific teams can lead to very different conclusions, a report published today in Nature shows. And that’s exactly why two researchers think scientists should share their…

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UN Climate Change Process Steps up Action on Deforestation

Kyoto’s Second Phase Emission Reductions Achievable But Greater Ambition Needed

UN Climate Change News, 17 June 2020 – A new UN Climate Change assessment shows…

Protect landscapes to protect humanity

COVID-19 is a zoonotic disease, meaning that it jumps between animals and people, and is…

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…

Downstream Deregulation, Win-Win For All Stakeholders – Operators

Key operators in the Nigerian downstream operation have said that the Federal Government’s decision to deregulate the downstream sector of the nation’s oil and gas industry was a welcome development, however, long overdue. Speaking during the Nigeria Petroleum Downstream Consultative…

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