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Group calls for awareness on climate change impact

Anambra Floods

The Executive Director, Global Awareness for Development Initiatives (GLADI), Mr David Fiase, has called for the enlightenment of youths on the negative impact of climate change in the country. A submerged community in Anambra State Fiase, also the author of a book: “Climate Change Tips for Kids’’, made the call on Wednesday, September 29, 2021 in Abuja. He said that ...

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Climate change impact on kids: Nigeria second on UNICEF risk ranking

School children

The UN Children’s Fund (UNICEF) has ranked Nigeria as second highest-risk country where children are susceptible to the impact of climate change. School children In its “Children’s Climate Risk Index” ranking of 163 countries released on Friday, August 20, 2021, the UN agency ranked Central Africa Republic (CAR) the highest risk country, while Nigeria and Republic of Chad followed as ...

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PACJA launches campaign to plant 70,000 trees in Kenya riparian areas

At least 70,000 bamboo tree seedlings have been distributed to communities in the region around the Eastern Mt Kenya and will be planted in strategic areas to help build resilience against the effects of climate change. PACJA and state officials planting trees Speaking on Wednesday, May 13, 2020 when the exercise was launched virtually with participants from around the world ...

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Climate change in Nigeria: Any impact?

Climate change has become a new reality and a worldwide phenomenon but a second look at the topic suggests that Nigeria may be immune from it. In effect, climate change will mean a change in such weather condition for a particular location over time. Impact as used may be negative or positive or a combination. A literal definition of climate ...

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How climate change is destroying the earth

A team of designers and researchers recently put together an infographic showing how bad climate change has gotten and how it’s contributing to the destruction of the planet.   Thanks to extensive research and noticeable changes in weather and storm prevalence, it’s getting harder to turn a blind eye to the reality of climate change. Since the Industrial Age spurred the ...

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Concern over climate change impact on coastal areas

Global warming-induced sea level rise and changes in climatic conditions are posing a serious challenge to the attainment of sustainable development in coastal states in Nigeria, experts have submitted. According to them, the devastating effects of recent extreme weather events (such as storm surges) on coastal cities and settlements in the states demonstrate their extreme vulnerability with a high potential ...

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