Climate change putting pressure on natural resources — FG | Dailytrust

Climate change putting pressure on natural resources — FG

The Federal Government has expressed worry over the mounting pressure on natural resources due to the impact of climate change.

Permanent Secretary, Ecological Project Office, Habiba Lawal, who spoke in Abuja during a courtesy visit by the course participants of the National Institute of Security Studies to her office for an interactive session in Abuja, said population explosion had also led to insecurity and conflicts, undermining peace in Africa as a result of pressure on resources.

She urged the NISS to develop and implement policies that would checkmate climate change-related conflicts across boundaries in Africa.

She said the 5th Assessment Report of Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change explicitly showed the world was warming faster than estimated before and that humans caused most of such change.

“The effects of climate change are widespread and significant, affecting agriculture, energy, human health, terrestrial and marine ecosystems among others, especially in Africa,” she said.

Dear Reader,
Every day, we work hard to provide readers such as you with the most accurate, up-to-date, and comprehensive information. Quality journalism costs money. Today, we're asking that you support us to do more. Your support means that Daily Trust can keep offering journalism to everyone in the world. Sign up for as little as N1,000 to become a member. Learn more about our membership here

Bank transfers can be made to:
Zenith Bank
Media Trust Ltd

Please send details of your bank transfer to the email or Whatsapp number below so that we can contact you.

If you have any questions, please let us know.

Whatsapp: +234 806 990 3410