The European commission has announced funding of €9bn (8bn) for action on climate change, one of a flurry of measures from governments, businesses and investors aimed at achieving the goals of the 2015 Paris agreement. The EU funds will form part of the bloc’s External Investment Plan, and will be focused on sustainable cities, clean ener..
The UN Development Programme (UNDP) and the UN Environment Programme (UNEP) announced a joint project on pro-poor environmental action for the SDGs. The five-year project will support “equitable and pro-poor sustainable development” in the Least Developed Countries (LDCs), including through the inclusion of sustainability in investm..
Fardad Daliri, Deputy head of IDRO Group for the development of advanced industries and energy megaprojects, attended the signing ceremony for the said Memorandum of Understanding on waste management and asserted that industrial, commercial, agricultural and urban wastes are among the most serious problems for industries and urban developm..
National Treasury has published the second draft of the Carbon Tax Bill for it to be introduced in Parliament and for public comment. Parliament will host public hearings on the bill in early 2018. "Following that process, a revised bill will be formally tabled in Parliament, which is expected to be by mid-2018," said Treasury on Thursday..
The Lagos State Government has announced that it has launched a full-scale war on indiscriminate disposal of waste, warning that anyone caught violating environmental laws within the State will face the full wrath of the law. The state Commissioner for the Environment, Dr. Babatunde Adejare, made the declaration at an interactive session..