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CLIMATE ACTION

Climate change, if left unchecked, has the potential to undo a lot of the progress made over the past decades of development efforts. However, by addressing climate change, we can build a sustainable world for everyone where humans and nature can co-exist in harmony. To achieve this, the world must transform its energy, industry, transport, …

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Why Climate-Smart Agriculture? 

Agriculture remains the major backbone of the Africa economy, however, the way our food is currently grown and consumed has repeatedly implicated agriculture as the major driver of the climate crisis and biodiversity loss among others. This, therefore, suggests that efforts aimed at addressing the trio challenges of the climate crisis, biodiversity conservation, and meeting …

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MY CLIMATE ACTION IN NIGERIA – MOTIVATION, CHALLENGES, AND HOPE!

My name is Elujulo Opeyemi, a 28 years old climate and conservation actor in Nigeria, and the National Director of Youth for the Environment. I grew up to understand the relationship between human and nature, how trees as they grow absorb the carbon dioxide emissions in our environment, and at the same time provide many …

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Africa: Beyond Pretty Words – Fund Local Actions on Climate Crisis!

Political leaders in New York this week for a climate summit convened by United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres came armed with announcements on how they intend to boost their efforts to tackle climate change. At the last UN climate summit, in 2014, a group of governments, companies, and civil society groups  pledged to  cut deforestation …

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