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Global Warming: Geoengineering Trucks and Climate Change Adaptation

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Flood makes headlines – many times – every year for havoc it brings to individuals, communities, cities and nations. It affects developed and developing countries. It results, at varying magnitude, from natural and human activities. Floods can be harsh with impact lasting for several months. Control and management methods increasingly used, most times, fall short […]

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In Trucks, Africa has Opportunity for Flood and Erosion Management

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Cooling trucks are popular in cities around the world – for transportation of perishable goods at given temperatures.  They however, are not as popular as tank trucks, identified by their spherical shape, delivering content to places and communities.  Cooling trucks have a separate system, aside the engine that keeps them going. Tank trucks have content, […]

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Geoengineering Africa’s Climate Change

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Geoengineering would have been more interesting, if it was an artificial solution to common environmental issues, such as floods, erosions, drought, blizzards, avalanche, storms, etc.  But Geoengineering is not. Geoengineering is directed at reducing factors responsible for some of these extreme conditions – Global Warming. Geoengineering, a phenomenon used to describe sets of technologies to […]

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Lagos Traffic and Third Mainland Bridge Repair

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Lagos, Nigeria – Maintenance work commenced today at third mainland bridge, as directed by a top government official. It is expected to be complete in November, and will see eight expansion joints replaced on both sides of the carriageways of the bridge. This maintenance work was initially scheduled to commence a week ago, but was […]

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As changing climate sweeps America, will mitigation or geoengineering come?

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“So far this year, more than 2.1 million acres have burned in wildfires, more than 113 million people in the United States were in areas under extreme heat advisories last Friday, two-thirds of the country is experiencing drought, and earlier in June, deluges flooded Minnesota and Florida” writes a columnist in the Boston Globe. The […]

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Governor Romney Should Come Out Convincingly On Bain

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Attacks by the opposition and media investigations on the career of Governor Mitt Romney (in photo) at Bain Capital, a private equity firm he co-founded and headed, is marring his credibility as he hopes to unseat President Obama in the coming election as the GOP flag bearer. Election news have stayed around the issue of […]

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Africa: Thinking Geoengineering

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The Climate Vulnerable Forum has a number of sidelines events in the ongoing UN Conference on Sustainable Development, Rio+20, in Brazil, to discuss their position and expectation from the conference. The Forum consists of a group of developing nations that have high stakes in climate change matters; this includes nations from Africa, Asia and the […]

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Some CDR Geoengineering technologies will delight Africa

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It’s the season of rain in Africa like in some parts of the world, and a time for cold winds for most of the sub-Saharan. It’s a time that farmers look forward to and a time that prices for certain commodities change. It’s also a time that communities prone to floods and erosion are chary, […]

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Lagos Summit on Climate Change in 2012: Energy efficiency and Traffic Solutions

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The Lagos State Government annually hosts a climate change summit early into the year for about 4years now to guide moves for climate change in Lagos in that year. This summit has seen progress in the past and the Lagos State Ministry of Environment has coordinated the meetings to have a general influence on deportment […]

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Climate Change Fund: Nigeria Low Carbon Transport Options

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Thank you climate change, thanks for being the factor for which Nigeria will be supported to move in direction of low carbon transport and energy efficiency. The British government listed Nigeria amongst developing nations that are beneficiaries of its International Climate Fund (ICF) this December.  Climate change is becoming a priority issue in Nigeria especially […]

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COP17: For Nigeria climate change adaptation not mitigation is priority

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When one hears the way certain people agitate about climate change in Nigeria, it usually seem as if it is our biggest problem or that it is an issue peculiar to us. Climate change everyone knows is a serious issue and threatens existence on planet earth if Green House Gas (GHG) emissions are not effectively curbed.  […]

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Climate change: top polluting nations talk in 2012 for global warming

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It is unofficial but suggestive as a pointed solution for global warming; it submits that world leaders gather for a summit where talks on climate change will hold and submit commitments that will drive focus on curbing emissions. This meeting is becoming important as some Top Polluting Nations (TPNs) are waiting for others to act […]

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If Facebook stays social, will it last?

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Will Facebook be here in 20years?  Will this dominant social network today be a leading tech business in 20years? This question of the future is important for Facebook aside aiming to reach the one billion milestone and staying ahead of competitors. Facebook execs featured in an interview last week, they talked the organization from the […]

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Changing world: changing climate and changing options

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The world as we have it today is not the same world that was in the 20th century, it is a new world with emerging trends and direction. Issues are coming up and solutions considered as ‘extreme’ are not ruled out from options to fix. Economic problems, national security, unemployment, climate change and a little […]

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Ozone Layer Geoengineering: a research and answer

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The ozone layer is a layer of gas present in the upper atmosphere useful for protection against harmful ultraviolet (UV) radiation. The ozone layer is important to life and the overall climate balance on planet earth. The ozone layer is found in the stratosphere about 19 – 48 km above sea level where reactions occur […]

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