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Monthly Archives: February, 2016

Radioactive water leaks at New York plant

Radioactive water overflowed into groundwater at the Indian Point nuclear facility in New York on Saturday, resulting in increased radioactivity at the site. The...

Greenpeace tasks Spain, France, Gabon on ship’s timber cargo

Greanpeace has called on Spain, France and Gabon to urgently investigate circumstances surrounding a ship carrying timber believed to have been illegally logged in...

Biosafety Law: How Nigeria is building confidence in MEAs

Multilateral Environmental Agreements (MEAs) are international legal instruments whose goals include environmental protection, which entails measures to remedy, mitigate or otherwise deal with global and/or...

New York State creates $5 billion clean energy fund

Governor Andrew M. Cuomo has announced the New York State Public Service Commission's approval of a 10-year, $5 billion Clean Energy Fund to accelerate...

Nepal submits climate action plan

The Federal Democratic Republic of Nepal on Thursday submitted its new climate action plan to the Bonn, Germany-based UN Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC). Nepal’s Intended...

Shipowners’ role in Paris Agreement, by Ban Ki-moon

Secretary-general of the United Nations (UN), Ban Ki-moon, has told the International Maritime Organisation (IMO) it has an important role to play in translating...

Coal plants close as US electricity industry’s consumption drops 34%

The biggest source of climate pollution dropped to 34% of US electricity generation and co-author of a new report says: ‘These are permanent changes’America’s...

China’s new wind power jumps 60% in 2015

Promoting non-fossil energy such as wind power, China appears to be in the middle of an energy revolution to power its economy in a...

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Earth dam: ACReSAL makes case for Kwara community

The Agro-Climatic Resilence Semi-Arid Landscapes (ACReSAL) team has called for re-channelisation and construction of an earth dam for irrigation...
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New Minamata Convention amendment protects children from amalgam use

The Children’s Amendment to the amalgam reduction requirement of the Minamata Convention on Mercury entered into force on Friday,...

Pakistan braces for worst flooding in decades as monsoon rains loom

Pakistan braces for worst flooding in decades as heavy monsoon rains may submerge cities and cause rivers to burst...

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Earth dam: ACReSAL makes case for Kwara community

The Agro-Climatic Resilence Semi-Arid Landscapes (ACReSAL) team has called...

New Minamata Convention amendment protects children from amalgam use

The Children’s Amendment to the amalgam reduction requirement of...