Solar paints could be the future of renewable energy. There’s a new technology being developed that can turn solar energy and water vapour into fuel.
The researchers discovered that in order to create solar paint, the compound should be mixed with titanium oxide. This way, the paint can absorb sunlight that also produces hydrogen fuel harvested from solar energy and moisture from air.
How does this work? [read more]
Air Pollution Casts Shadow over Solar Energy Production
Global solar energy production is taking a major hit due to air pollution and dust. The first study of its kind shows airborne particles and their accumulation on solar cells is cutting energy output by more than 25 percent in certain parts of the world’ [read more]
African Leaders Tackle Environmental Goals
We need to adopt a holistic perspective, said the Baha’i International Community. This statement was made at a recent meeting held in Libreville, Gabon on the environment that convened leaders in Africa.
“We have to look at the spiritual and material dimensions. How do we live with nature harmoniously?” [read more]
Nigeria: Flood Control – Akwa Ibom Gets N32 Billion from World Bank
The Akwa Ibom Government says the World Bank has earmarked the sum of N32 billion to tackling flood in the state.
The state’s Commissioner for Environment and Mineral Resources, Dr Iniobong Essien, who disclosed to newsmen on Sunday 25th, June in Uyo, said that the project would be executed in partnership with the Nigerian Erosion and Watershed Management Project (NEWMAP)
He said that the drainage project would be implemented in phases and when completed, it would reduce the incidence of flooding in the state’ [read more]
Minister of Environment Partners Lagos State University on Environmental Regeneration
Lagos State Commissioner for the Environment, Dr. Babatunde Adejare, has said the Ministry was set to partner Lagos State University (LASU), Ojo, on environmental management and sustainability through its Centre for Environmental Studies and Sustainable Development (CESSED).
Adejare made this known during a courtesy call on LASU Vice Chancellor, Prof Olanrewaju Fagbohun. He was accompanied by some top ministry officials.
According to him, it has become necessary for the academic to be involved in finding solutions to societal problems, particularly in the environment sector’ [read more]