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Six environmental trailblazers honoured as UNEP Champions of the Earth

The UN Environment Programme (UNEP) on Friday, December 11 announced six winners of the 2020 Champions of the Earth Award for their pioneering initiatives...

Govts must curb fossil fuel production by 6% yearly to limit warming, says report

A special issue of the Production Gap Report – from leading research organisations and the UN – finds that the COVID-19 recovery marks a...

UNEP implements low emissions mobility scheme in Lagos

The United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) is implementing a No and Low Emission Transport project, which aims to promote a global transition to no-...

Lagos, Dakar under focus as UNEP adopts clean electric bus initiative

The United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) is promoting a transition to zero / low emissions mobility, for better air quality and climate change mitigation....

UNEP says Africa needs green stimulus to hasten recovery

The UN Environment Programme (UNEP) said on Thursday, November 26, 2020 that a recovery plan based on green stimulus is urgently needed in Africa. Juliette...

Nigeria initiates moves to eliminate lead use in paint

At a two-day project launch held from November 19 to 20, 20202 in Lagos courtesy of the Federal Ministry of Environment with Sustainable Research...

New $10m grants programme to foster adaptation practices in vulnerable countries

The Adaptation Fund (AF) together with the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP)/the Climate Technology Centre and Network (CTCN) and the United Nations Development Programme...

Marine, coastal environment in Africa facing major pollution problem – UNEP

Executive Secretary, Abidjan Convention of the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP), Mr Abou Bamba, has said that marine and coastal environment in Africa is...

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AfDB provides 42m people improved access to water, sanitation

The African Development Bank (AfDB) Group has provided about 42 million people with access to improved water and sanitation...
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Cloudiness, sunshine will prevail for three days from Friday, says NiMet

The Nigerian Meteorological Agency (NiMet) has predicted cloudiness and sunshine from Friday, May 27 to Sunday, May 29, 2022,...

Ukraine war influences G7 environment ministers’ deliberations

Climate protection, energy and environment ministers of the G7 countries on Thursday, May 26, 2022, commenced a two-day meeting...

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AfDB provides 42m people improved access to water, sanitation

The African Development Bank (AfDB) Group has provided about...

Cloudiness, sunshine will prevail for three days from Friday, says NiMet

The Nigerian Meteorological Agency (NiMet) has predicted cloudiness and...