Environmentalists warn against over-dependence on fossil fuel

The Guardian Nigeria | Aug 14, 2020 at 2:00 AM
  • ERA canvasses transition to renewable energy Environmentalists have warned against the continued dependence on fossil fuel pointing out that the COVID-19 pandemic may have been partially contained through lockdowns, but stressed that the unfolding climatic catastrophe would precipitate a devastating knockdown on the continent and the earth.
  • The resolution was endorsed by Africa Coal Network; JVE, Cote d’Ivoire; Oilwatch Ghana, Ghana; HOMEF, Nigeria; Friends of Lake Turkana, Kenya; Justiça Ambiental, Mozambique; Green Alliance of Nigeria, Nigeria; Peace Point Development Foundation, Nigeria; Oil Change Africa, Swaziland; Les Amis de la Terre/Oilwatch, Togo and seven others.
  • The Executive Director, Dr. Godwin Uyi Ojo, made the call yesterday in Benin City during the third Youth Environmental Camp Meeting with the theme, “Extraction to Education”.