Today is World Environment Day and it takes place every year on the 5th of June. It is the United Nations’ flagship day for promoting worldwide awareness and action for the environment. It is the ‘People’s Day’ and acts as a call-to-action to do something positive for the environment. Its aim is to harness individual… Read More World Environment Day 2018: #BeatPlasticPollution
Case Study: GENeco Bio-Bus The future of sustainable public transport could come through fueling buses with gas made from two of the things that we seem to have a lot of, human waste and food waste. In what is a first for the country, the “Bio-Bus”, a 40-seat bus that uses biomethane as its fuel,… Read More #SustyTransport: Bus powered by food waste and poop
Everywhere one looks nowadays–from Lagos to Los Angeles — Sustainability’ is becoming mainstream and familiar. However, there still seems to be confusion as to the definition and what Sustainability really means. To be candid, We really should move past talking about what Sustainability means, and accelerate ACTION! The UN Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) provide a… Read More Let’s not talk Sustainability, let’s DO IT.
As we celebrate International Women’s day today, It is increasingly evident that women’s involvement and leadership in environmental solutions has often been overlooked and that more must be done to empower women to help deliver successful and long-lasting results for the environment. As Decision-making processes always start at home, most of the decisions regarding the… Read More Celebrating Women: Drivers of Our Sustainable Future
Green jobs are decent jobs that contribute to preserve or restore the environment, be they in traditional sectors such as manufacturing and construction, or in new, emerging green sectors such as renewable energy and energy efficiency. Green jobs help improve energy and raw materials efficiency. African Development Bank’s Climate and Green Growth Division is recruiting!!!… Read More #SustyJob: Climate Change and Green Growth Officer
The holidays are here again and this is usually a period of joy, love and sharing. From a sustainability standpoint, it is our desire that the season is celebrated with little or no strain on the environment, society and economy (our pockets). This would lead to more cost savings, more resources availability in the community… Read More Cracking The Green Holiday Code
The Alexander von Humboldt Foundation has announced the International Climate Protection Fellowship. This would enable prospective leaders in academia and industry implement research-based proposals in the field of climate protection or climate-related resource conservation during a one-year stay in Germany. Up to 20 International Climate Protection Fellowships are granted annually, funded under the German Federal… Read More International Study Grants for Climate Protection