Category Archives: Environment

Nigeria 2018 Environmental Performance Index Ranking and the Way to Sustainability Success

The Environmental Performance Index (EPI) assessment in 2018 ranked Nigeria to a 100th position out of 180 countries in the comparative metrics, with Switzerland taking the precedent position. ’s rank is shown in Fig 1. The measurement analysis was based … Continue reading

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Food vs Fuel; What should Nigeria Grow their Crops For

It’s no news that power supply is erratic in Nigeria and might remain so for a very long time, in spite of generation of additional power and transmission to the grid. Prima facie, this has resulted in the dearth of … Continue reading

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COP 23: Two Years After Paris Agreement

November 6 – 17 2017, Bonn, the political city of West Germany played hosts to the 23rd Conference of the Parties (COP23) of the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC). Although the norm has been that the country … Continue reading

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Follow up on Nigeria’s Commitment to COP21 – The Implementation of NDC

It is almost two years since the international community adopted the historic climate deal at the 21st conference of parties (COP21) under the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC). The primary goal of the Paris Agreement is to … Continue reading

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Re-cap: One Environment Hybrid + EU Climate Diplomacy Week

From the Monday the 3rd of July to the 8th of July, an Environment festival took place in the city of Abuja. The festival is an advocacy push to protect our precious environment presented through art exhibitions, workshops, seminars, presentations … Continue reading

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Deliberations of the Panel Discussion on Sustainability in Architecture in Nigeria

The built environment is responsible for the largest consumption of energy produced in the world. They have a corresponding largest global greenhouse gas emission by sector, 40% according to the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP). How does this all affect … Continue reading

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Noise in Nigerian Cities: Health Effects and Solutions

Noise is a major characteristic of cities especially in the developing world. Nigeria is not an exception.  Major cities like Lagos, Kano, Port Harcourt, Aba and Onitsha have played important roles in the development of Nigeria’s economy and generated a … Continue reading

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