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How Do We Get People to Care About Climate Change?

This interview first appeared at the Yale Environment 360 blog. Per Espen Stoknes, a Norwegian psychologist and economist, has been doing a lot of thinking about a question that has bedeviled climate scientists for years: Why have humans so far failed to deal with the looming threat posed by climate change? That ...

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About the Federal Ministry of Environment (FME), Nigeria


The Federal Ministry of Environment was established at the inception of the Civilian… Administration under the leadership of Chief Olusegun Obasanjo in June 1999 to ensure effective coordination of all environmental matters, which hitherto were fragmented and resident in different line Ministries. The creation was intended to ensure that environmental ...

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Nigerian Effort

Climate Change remains one of the focal areas of the Federal Government of Nigeria for both its global importance, and most especially, its threats to the existence of Nigerians. The country is vulnerable to the impacts of climate change. We have the desertification process advancing southward and potential submergence of ...

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Climate Change Today


When we look around us, we can see that our planet’s climate is changing rapidly. Climate Change Today is Unusual..The IPCC Explains. Is the Current Climate Change Unusual Compared to Earlier Changes in Earth’s History? Climate has changed on all time scales throughout Earth’s history. Some aspects of the current ...

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History of Climate Change


Beginning around 1760, the Industrial Revolution started overhauling the way human society operates. Innovations in energy, manufacturing, mining and transportation supercharged the economic evolution of the world. But some of these industrial endeavours- such as coal refining and mechanised labour were a mixed blessing, putting the planet on a collision ...

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