Selecting a single word that reduces the three factors that make up the topic to a single expression, that word would be “surreptitious”. Slowly, stealthily and showing all but a lack of resolution in these series of unfortunate events that have been so intricately concealed under the veil of everyday living, edged on by both … Continue reading Global Warming and Its Unlikely Problematic Relationship with the Rampaging Fulani Herdsmen
It’s November and ordinarily it is about two months past the start of the second half of the tropical dry season – the season we usually call the harmattan – at least in this part of the world. Among other things, I personally am of the opinion that more than just the marked absences that … Continue reading Climate Change and Global Warming: Is There “Really” Any Hope?
In June of 2017, disasters, formed as floods, struck Lagos twice in the space of a few weeks. The low-lying-but-really-wealthy Lekki Axis suffered inputs from the severe downpours that lasted a for couple of days coupled with inputs from the rising tides of the Atlantic Ocean, resulted in severe flooding that rendered what was estimated … Continue reading Mismanaging Flood Risk/Remember NiMet?
After the second world war, the US and the USSR, two of the key allies that ensured that the tides of the war were turned in favour of common sense, ended their relationship beginning a new era in the history of humanity that we know today as the Cold War. Part of the by-products of the … Continue reading Africa and the Energy Revolution
< p style="text-align:justify;">Public opinions have become more informed recently over increasing focus on environmental issues like climate change, global warming, rising investments in sustainability and use of renewable energy. The trend has garnered momentum globally. Although debates persist over the urgency concerned groups of environmentalists are driving and others who insinuate that anthropogenic interference with … Continue reading Climate Change and Agriculture in Sub-saharan Africa:Who is at Risk? What Do We Do?
It was June of 2016 when the UK shocked the world in a colossal move that saw the country end a relationship that had been sustained since 1970 by voting herself out of the European Union. The Brexit decision was campaigned for primarily based on better immigration control and redistribution of statutory EU contribution towards … Continue reading President Trump + Article 50 and the Possible Implications for the Environment.
a brief consideration on the state of food security in the developing world.