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  • ‘Govt must urgently respond to climate change’

    ‘Govt must urgently respond to climate change’

    The Chairman, House of Representatives Committee on Climate Change, Eziuche Ubani, wants the government to do more towards adverse climate change in the country. He talked with DAKA TERHEMBA in Abuja. Excerpts: HOW would you assess the response of the government to the issues of climate change? We haven’t done our best in terms of

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  • $5 million invested in stove startup

    $5 million invested in stove startup

        A Dumbo-based startup received a shock of socially conscious capital, with BioLite announcing $5 million in funding and financing, the company announced Tuesday. The funding round was led by the charity investment fund Acumen, with additional investment by the nature and adventure-leaning fund White Road Investments, as well as RRE Ventures and Rose Park Advisors. BioLite also

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  • 10m clean cooking stoves will reduce use of wood – ICEED Boss

    10m clean cooking stoves will reduce use of wood – ICEED Boss

    Executive Director, International Centre for Energy, Environment and Development, ICEED.Mr. Ewah Otu Eleri, says the introduction of ten million clean cooking stoves would reduce the amount of wood that is used for cooking both in the rural and urban parts of the country. Mr. Eleri who spoke to Vanguard Homes & Property said: “We want

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  • 120 million Nigerians especially women, vulnerable to dangers of firewood smoke —Expert

    120 million Nigerians especially women, vulnerable to dangers of firewood smoke —Expert

    ABOUT 120 million Nigerians especially women, are vulnerable to dangers associated with firewood smoke, an environmental expert,  Ewah Eleri, has said. Eleri said this in Abuja at a stakeholders’ workshop towards establishing ‘Clean Energy Facility in Nigeria.’ Eleri, who is also the Executive Director, International Centre for Energy, Environment and Development (ICEED), a non -government organisation

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  • 72% Nigerians depend solely on fuel wood for cooking. BY BONAVENTURE MELAH

    72% Nigerians depend solely on fuel wood for cooking. BY BONAVENTURE MELAH

    An estimated 72 per cent of Nigeria’s population depend solely on firewood for cooking, says the International Centre for Energy and Environmental Development (ICEED), an NGO. The Executive Director of the centre, Mr Ewah Eleri, said this in Abuja on Tuesday. Eleri said that access to sustainable modern, affordable and reliable energy services was a

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  • 90 Million Nigerians Have Smoke-Related Health Problems — Shell

    90 Million Nigerians Have Smoke-Related Health Problems — Shell

    Oil giant, Shell says about 90 million Nigerians suffer from health problems resulting from their exposure to large concentration of toxins emitted from burning of fuels occasioned by the use of smoke-emitting cooking stoves. Country Chairman of Shell Companies in Nigeria (SCIN), Mr. Mutiu Sumonu, disclosed this yesterday while speaking at the Clean Cookstove Exhibition

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International Centre for Energy, Environment and Development provides ideas that link energy and climate change policy reforms to prosperity for Nigeria’s poor.

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