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Govt makes clean cooking part of climate change response

Ewah Eleri

Nigeria is currently revising its commitment to the Paris Agreement. It has identified the provision of clean cooking energy as one important effort to alleviate poverty and reduce emissions of harmful gases that cause climate change. Director, International Centre for Energy, Environment and Development (ICEED), Ewah Eleri According to the National Bureau of Statistics, only 10.5% of all households currently ...

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Agency urges Gombe residents to use gas instead of firewood

Aliyu Jauro

The National Environmental Standards and Regulations Enforcement Agency (NESREA) has called on residents of Gombe State to embrace environmentally-friendly approaches in the conduct of their daily activities to reduce pollution and deforestation. Prof. Aliyu Jauro, Director-General of NESREA Mr Charles Sharah, the North-East Zonal Director of NESREA, made the call in an interview on Thursday, October 22, 2020 in Gombe, ...

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Charcoal: To use, or not to use?

Charcoal

The rise in prices of cooking gas and kerosene is creating a demand for charcoal, whose price is likewise escalating – a development that translates to an increase in the felling of trees, a raw material for charcoal. The negativity in the use of charcoal surmounts the temporal alternative it serves in cooking. Felling of trees for production of charcoal ...

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