African Carbon Capitalism: Opportunities and Challenges for Economic Development

There is considerable outcry about Africa’s carbon capitalism in recent times. Carbon capitalism refers to the economic system where countries capitalize on carbon-related activities, such as carbon trading, renewable energy projects, and carbon offset initiatives, to drive economic growth while mitigating environmental impacts. Carbon capitalism involves intertwining economic growth with environmental sustainability and has garnered […]

96% of Nigeria’s Forest Cover are Fast Disappearing

Loggers have outnumbered trees in Nigeria for decades, reducing forest cover. With one of the greatest deforestation rates in the world, its forest resources are threatened. The country’s rain forest, which was over 600,000km² in 1897 (60% of land mass), decreased by half to 30% in 1960, according to historical accounts.The UN-REDD research suggests that […]