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Saudi Arabia, UNEP launch World Environment Day campaigns to combat desertification

World Environment Day (WED) 2024 host, the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, and the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) have launched campaigns to combat desertification,...

Zero Waste Day: Eight ways to overcome the waste pollution crisis

Humanity generates between 2.1 billion and 2.3 billion tonnes of municipal solid waste a year. When improperly managed, much of that refuse – from food and plastics...

NESREA, UNEP task stakeholders on circular solutions to plastic pollution

In its drive towards ensuring environmental sustainability and a cleaner and healthier Nigeria, the National Environmental Standard and Regulations Enforcement Agency (NESREA) convened a...

Two African environment initiatives get UN recognition

The UN Environment Programme (UNEP) and the Food and Agriculture Organisation of the UN (FAO) have named two African initiatives among the UN World...

Committee reviews 2024 energy-efficient, climate-friendly cooling solutions workplan

The National Technical Committee of the Scaling-up Energy-Efficiency and Climate-Friendly Cooling in Nigeria’s NDC project convened in Abuja to deliberate and review the project's...

Looking back at top moments for the environment in 2023

The last year has been a hard one for the planet. The Earth sweltered under record heat, nature continued its precipitous decline and pollution continued to claim millions...

Some key takeaways from the COP28, by UNEP

The world is welcoming with caution a landmark decision, referred to as the Global Stocktake, in which nearly 200 countries pledged to move away from fossil fuels,...

Emissions Gap Report: Carbon emissions shattering temperature records – Guterres

Today’s Emissions Gap report shows that if nothing changes, in 2030, emissions will be 22 Gigatonnes higher than the 1.5 degree-limit will allow. That’s roughly...

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Zambia steps up UN goal on clean water

The Zambian government said it has intensified efforts to achieve the United Nations Sustainable Development Goal of ensuring access...
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Govt to commence vehicular emission testing on imported vehicles

The Federal Government says it will soon commence vehicular emission testing on imported vehicles to ascertain their level of...

Renewable energy sector can create 112m jobs by 2030 – Envoy

The German Ambassador to Nigeria, Mrs Annett Gunther, has said that the renewable energy sector can create not less...

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Zambia steps up UN goal on clean water

The Zambian government said it has intensified efforts to...

Govt to commence vehicular emission testing on imported vehicles

The Federal Government says it will soon commence vehicular...
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