Lagos Govt set to deliver 19, 000 free cooking gas cylinder

…saves N600m monthly in alternative energy efforts The promotion of gas for domestic and industrial use to ensure environmentally-friendly sources of energy are exploited is reaching for greater heights in Lagos State as the government has announced that necessary logistics is being put in place to deploy not less than 19, 000 free gas cylinders.…

Tackling Climate Change is Good for Business

Secretary-General of the United Nations Ban Ki-Moon wrote this about climate change and I feel I should share this with you. As Secretary-General, it’s my job to strive for a secure and peaceful world. This means addressing threats — not only to those of us who inhabit the planet today but to future generations. There…

Africa’s climate resilience gets $38 million boost as AFDB funds Zambia project

With African Development Bank (AfDB) support, Zambia has received approval for a $38 million infusion of support from the Climate Investment Funds’ (CIF) Pilot Programme for Climate Resilience (PPCR) to undertake the Strengthening Climate Resilience in the Kafue Sub-Basin project. The project will have two components: strengthening the capacity of 800,000 rural communities who depend…

Let’s create safer environment

I am 13 years old and I currently attend a summer school at Philips Exeter, New Hampshire, United States of America and I am in the Greener Earth Cluster. In the Greener Earth Cluster, we talk, discuss and are basically taught ways to keep our earth ‘greener’. We are taught about the issues facing our…

Environmentalist says Nigeria loses N395bn to gas flaring yearly

‘Nigeria has contributed to the climate crisis’ Renowned environmentalist, Mr. Nnimmo Bassey, Executive Director of Health of Mother Earth Foundation, (HOME) has said that federal government of Nigeria has being inadvertently losing more than N395 billion (equivalent to $2.5 billion) on a yearly basis through the continuous flaring of associated gas. Bassey noted this while…