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Madagascar Famine Is The First In Modern History To Be Solely Caused By Global Warming

Madagascar Famine Is The First In Modern History To Be Solely Caused By Global Warming

Madagascar is currently experiencing heatwaves, wildfires and floods. If there’s still any doubt that the summer of 2021 is a turning point for a global awakening over the looming climate crisis, you can add one more plague of biblical proportions to the list: famine. The southern part of the island nation of Madagascar, off the east coast of Africa, is ...

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Nigerian Engineer Builds House With 14,800 Sand-filled Plastic Bottles As Bricks

Nigerian Engineer Builds House With 14,800 Sand-filled Plastic Bottles As Bricks

Nigerian engineer Identified as Yahaya Ahmed has surprised residents in Kaduna after building his house using 14,800 sand-filled plastic bottles as bricks. According to Premium Times, Yahaya is a director of Development Association of Renewable Energies (DARE), a non-government organization in Nigeria. The Nigerian engineer said that the house was constructed by his organization to help create jobs, to support ...

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Climate Change: European Union Earmarks Shs12b To Save Part of Uganda’s Forest Cover

European Union Earmarks Shs12b To Save Part of Uganda's Forest Cover

The European Union (EU) has earmarked €2.9m (over Shs12.5 billion) to boost two disaster risk management projects in the refugee host districts of Isingiro, Kyegegwa, Kamwenge and Kikuube. The two projects are; strengthening resilience through enhanced local disaster risk management capacities. And strengthening emergency preparedness and inclusive natural resources management in refugee-hosting districts. The two European Union projects will be ...

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Climate Change Can Impact The Spread Of Malaria In Africa

Climate Change Can Impact Spread Of Malaria In Africa

Research focused on Ethiopia’s Oromia region shows that a slowdown in global warming led to lower the spread of malaria. The slowdown in global warming seen at the end of the last century was a reflection by a decline in malaria transmission in the Ethiopian highlands. This is according to a study on published Wednesday. Barcelona Institute for Global Health ...

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UN Report Says Green Recovery Can Revive Covid-Hit African Economy, Tackle Climate Change

UN Report Says Green Recovery Can Revive Covid-Hit African Economy

The United Nations Economic Commission for Africa (ECA) says in a report published on Monday that investment in green stimulus projects would be the most cost-effective way to revive African economy that has been badly hit by COVID-19 pandemic. The report also added that this would strike a blow against climate change. Findings of the report titled Building Forward for ...

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