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Science-based Net Zero targets by WSP receive approval

Science-based Net Zero targets by WSP receive approval

  The science-based greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions reduction targets of the WSP Global Inc. for net zero emissions have today received approval by the Science Based Targets initiative (SBTi) – a partnership between CDP, the United Nations Global Compact, World Resources Institute (WRI) and the World Wide Fund for Nature (WWF). The WWF drives ambitious

The Kenya Tourism Board, TikTok collaborate to have Wildebeest migration live on digital platforms

By Checky Abuje The famous Great Wildebeest migration in Kenya will now be on mobile video TikTok, and will be watched live on digital platforms. In collaboration with the Kenya Tourism Board(KTB), International Fund for Animal Welfare(IFAW), and Conservation International(CI), the return of the Great Migration season in Kenya this year will, and can be

Prismatic Ideas collaborates with youth groups to organize Ibadan plastic pick-up Challenge

Various youth clubs, initiatives, and volunteers came out to participate in an environmental cleanup project tagged “Ibadan Plastic Pick-up Challenge” over the weekend in Ibadan, Nigeria. The exercise which started in front of Palms Mall culminated at Iyana Adeoyo roundabout, Ringroad axis. The challenge was organized by a creative agency, Prismatic Ideas, in collaboration with

Climate Change could lead to rise of Dengue fever and Malaria infections

By Checky Abuje More than 8bn people could be at risk of malaria and dengue fever infections by 2080 as a result of the global warming. A new study has found that if greenhouse gas emissions continue at the current rate, temperatures will increase leading to rise of conditions that encourage malaria-carrying mosquito. According to

Hope for residents as Narok gets new sanitation system

Until late 2020, Narok had no sanitation system. The County had set aside a quarry near Narok town as a disposal area, but this was shut down in 2019 by the National Environment Management Authority (NEMA) after the quarry got full and was spilling into the adjacent Enkare Narok River. However, this has now been rectified,

African Climate CSOs urge the West to go slow on debt servicing

African civil society groups advocating for just and fair climate regimes for the African peoples have urged the west to go slow on their demand on governments in Africa to service their debt at a time when the continent is faced with the twin impacts of COVID-19 and Climate change. Harsen Nyambe, African Union Commission, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia