CALL TO ACTION: PLANT A TRILLION TREES

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There is no doubt that our world is changing. The entire planet was shaken by the COVID-19 pandemic as it swept across continents and nations bringing global economies and corporations to a screeching halt. Millions of people also continue to suffer losses from catastrophic droughts, hurricanes, floods and wildfires. Climate Change is reshaping the earth […]

AIRBUS′ ZERO-EMISSIONS AEROPLANES

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Air travel makes it possible for many people to work, study or visit many other parts of the world. However, there have been concerns about its associated emissions and contributions to climate change. The United Nations aviation body forecasts that airplane emissions of carbon dioxide, a major greenhouse gas, will reach just over 900 million […]

MAKING SECOND-HAND COOL AGAIN!

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Although various forms of second-hand goods and markets exist around the world, stereotypes about second-hand shopping are mostly unflattering. Second-hand products are often regarded to as inferior or less preferable to newer alternatives. But our untamed production, consumption and waste patterns are pushing the earth to its brink by pushing vast amounts of greenhouse gases […]

TACKLING POVERTY AND CLIMATE CHANGE BY NGOZI OKONJO-IWEALA

Posted Leave a commentPosted in Africa, Agriculture, Biodiversity, Climate Change, Conferences, Education & Advocacy, Environmental Law, Green Living, Hunger & Poverty, Policy & Governance, Sustainable Development, Technology

This article by Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala, former Coordinating Minister of the Economy and Minister of Finance in Nigeria says it all. In this piece, Dr Okonjo-Iweala makes a strong and compelling case for Climate Action. As long as there is more lip service than pragmatic adaptation measures to deal with the consequences of Climate Change, developing […]