Miguel Peters, the Founder & Director of Afrigod has called on Nigerians to act fast in checkmating the growing problem of climate change that is already having a negative effect across the globe, saying that one of the biggest risks to African growth is climate change and that the political debate should be on how to deal with this risk. He made this call at the climate conference held at the Digital Bridge Institute, Cappa Lagos on Saturday, 5th December 2020.
Speaking on the topic ‘We Don’t Have Time’ he said the atmosphere is being polluted with greenhouse gases being…
The Afrigod Initiative, which is one of the leading climate organizations combating the climate crisis in Africa, will be launching its Green #ZeroWaste eCommerce Store in the early month of 2021. The Afrigod Team has been working on #ZeroWaste project since 2019 to combat the high level of solid waste pollution in Nigeria and other countries in Africa.
The Afrigod #ZeroWaste green eCommerce platform will be a platform to, resell old products such as shoes, clothes, electronics and other Eco-friendly items; Rent equipment, apartments and office spaces; Repair items for resale. …
”We will not solve the climate crisis unless women and girls world-wide are empowered and have equal rights and opportunities”, says Crystal Chissell, vice president of operations and engagement at Project Drawdown.
April 22 marked the 50 years anniversary of Earth Day. To celebrate this event the social network We Don’t Have Time teamed up with Earth Day Network to host a record-breaking six-day climate broadcast called Earth Day Week.
More than one third of the world’s carbon emissions come from power production. Some fifteen years ago Danish energy company Ørsted, at the time one of the big European polluters, decided it didn’t want to be on that list anymore, and took action.
To celebrate #EarthDay 50th anniversary, We Don’t Have Time the largest social network for climate action, organized the largest online (no-fly) climate conference with over 150 incredible speakers from across the world. The topics on the #WeDontHaveTime climate conference were on key issues which will benefit the world in building a sustainable green economy, future and a clean climate.
The topics includes, Finance, Circular economy and consumption, Big ideas and education, Food and agriculture, Local government, city development and transportation and a climate hackathon for the audience hosted by Hack for Future. …
The ecological and climate crises seriously endangers the entire ecosystems in Nigeria and worldwide. At Afrigod we are focused on integrating strategic communication and hands-down collaborative action to raise awareness, inspire change and build hope throughout Nigerian communities and communities across Africa.
With reference to building a healthy environment and clean climate, Afrigod in collaboration with the global social media platform for the climate, We Don’t Have Time will be hosting a Sport for Climate football competition scheduled for April, 2020 in Lagos, Nigeria.
Football is seen as the unifying factor that cut across religion, tribe, and social differences in…
Afrigod in collaboration with the global social media platform for the climate, We Don’t Have Time have decided to host a Sport for Climate football competition.
This event is primarily focused on building a healthy environment and clean climate through sports. And also an opportunity for young, talented individuals to showcase their incredible sport skills, creating even more opportunities for them while promoting Nigeria’s value.
About Sport for Climate
Sport for Climate is a football competition between teams / organizations in Lagos, Nigeria.
• Each team or organization is to produce a team of 11 players (including a goalkeeper), which will…
Deforestation is the clearing or thinning of forests by humans. Deforestation represents one of the largest issues in global land use. Estimates of deforestation traditionally are based on the area of forest cleared for human use, including removal of the trees for wood products and for croplands and grazing lands.
In the practice of clear-cutting, all the trees are removed from the land, which completely destroys the forest. In some cases, however, even partial logging and accidental fires thin out the trees enough to change the forest structure dramatically.
According to the U.N. FAO, 48.0% or about 480,000 ha…
Littering is any kind of trash thrown in small amounts, especially in places where it doesn’t belong. With time, it heaps up. The practice is unlawful because it costs municipalities millions of dalasis annually in cleanup costs. It also portrays a bad picture of an area.
This is Gambia's major problems. The most frequent littered stuff include food packaging, cigarette butts, used plastic bottles, plastic bags, single used cups, broken electrical equipment parts, toys, broken glass, food scraps or green wastes.
Even practices such as leaving items overflowing beside a dust bin, deliberate throwing of items from vehicles, and abandoning…
Sea level rise present serious long-term challenges to Gambia’s development. There is a consensus that climate change could result in to 1 meter rise in the sea level.
The Gambia is primarily low lying and a 1 meter rise could potentially inundate over 8% of the country’s land area. Experts predict that sea level rise of 1 meter will submerge close to 10 percent of the total land, including the capital city, hotels and built infrastructures.