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Video report: Stakeholders meet on ozone depleting substances

The meeting was organised by the National Ozone Office, Federal Ministry of Environment, in partnership with the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) in assisting relevant stakeholders in the complete migration and phase-out of hydrochlorofluorocarbons (HCFCs) to more ozone and climate friendly substances in the refrigerant and air-conditioning and foam sector. hydrochlorofluorocarbons (HCFCs) Stakeholders came together from these sectors to review ...

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Video report: Nigeria and climate challenges, by Nwajiuba

Alex Ekwueme Federal University

Professor Chinedum Nwajiuba was from February 2016 to February 2021 the Vice-Chancellor of the Alex Ekwueme Federal University, Ndufu-Alike in Ebonyi State. Professor Chinedum Nwajiuba He is currently the Chairman, Board of Directors, Nigerian Environmental Study/Action Team (NEST). A cerebal academic and consumate professional, he has contributed immensely to the expansion of frontiers of knowledge through his numerous publications. In ...

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Video report: When Nigeria observed World Ozone Day


In 1985, the Vienna convention for the protection of the ozone layer was agreed upon by nations of the World. In 1988, Nigeria acceded to the Montreal Protocol, this was then followed by the Kigali Amendment in 2016 that began the phase down of HCFCs. The hole in the ozone layer has shrunk by more than 1.7 million square miles ...

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Video report: Minister inaugurates cooling systems

Jean Bakole

Minister of Environment, Dr Mohammad Mahmud Abubakar, commissioned low-pressure cooling machines in Lagos on September 22, 2020. The machines where then distributed to companies under the second stage of the Hydrofluorcarbon (HCFC) phase out plan. UNIDO Nigeria Country Representative, Mr Jean Bakole Supported by UNIDO, the event held at the UNIDO regional office in Lagos. It was organised by the ...

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Video Report: World Oceans Day: How Nigeria is protecting the ocean – Ikeazor

Sharon Ikeazor

The theme of this year’s World Oceans Day tagged “The Ocean: Life and Livelihoods”, raises global awareness of the benefits humankind derives from ocean and our individual and collective role to use ocean resources sustainably without jeopardising the livelihood opportunities of the future generation. World Oceans Day is being observed on Tuesday, June 8, 2021. The ocean covers over 70% ...

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TV Report: Okereke lauds Biden’s stance on climate change

Professor Chukwumerije Okereke

The Director of the Center for Climate Change and Development at AEFUNAI, Professor Chukwumerije Okereke, has provided a rich commentary on the recent appointment of Senator John Kerry as the United States Climate Envoy by Pressing-Elect Joe Biden. Professor Chukwumerije Okereke Speaking with Mr Charles Aniagolu of AriseTV, Dr. Okereke who also is a member of the UN Climate Science ...

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Video: How we can avoid a climate change crisis, by Okereke

Professor Chukwumerije Okereke

Prof. Chukwumerije Okereke, a climate change expert, is a Professor in Environment and Development at University of Reading in UK, and Director of the Centre for Climate Change and Development (CCCD) of the Alex Ekwueme Federal University Ndufu Alike, Ikwo (AEFUNAI), Ebonyi State, Nigeria. He is the Coordinator of a project titled “Promoting critical analysis of, and stakeholders’ engagement with ...

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Video: Black Tide in Niger Delta

Niger Delta

“Black Tide (in Niger Delta)” is a song communicating the ecocide committed by oil exploration/exploitation companies. The song highlights the high level of devastation of rivers, land, and air on the people of the Niger Delta in Nigeria. Written and sung by artiste, Klub-Jeru, the song sues for Justice and calls for an end to the exploration/exploitation of oil in ...

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Video: Why is California always on fire?

Wildfires are intensifying in California – but “wild” fires might be a misnomer at this point, because humans are responsible for why they’ve gotten so out of control. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences found that 84 percent of fires are started by humans. The Carr fire in northern California, for example, was sparked by the rim of car ...

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Video: Ocean surge, erosion threaten Lagos coastline

Lekki coastal erosion

According to the Nigerian Conservation Foundation (NCF), the Federal Government intervention is needed as surges from the raging Atlantic Ocean continue to eat away large chunks of coastal land in Lagos, and posing a threat to adjoining settlements as well as the ecosystem.

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