Climate change: Developed countries should focus on carbon emission control, developing countries should focus on behavioural change


Professor of Environmental Health Sciences at the Faculty of Public Health, University of Ibadan, Prof. Mynepalli Sridhar has suggested that to tackle climate change, developed countries must focus on control of their carbon emissions, while developing countries must focus more on behavioural change.

He said this in an interview with Ecoscope while commenting on the recent floods that have ravaged major cities across the world.

He said, “The floods are surprising because they are coming around the same time within a gap of a few days to weeks. So this must be related to climate change.”

Professor Sridhar added that, “In Nigeria, we know that most of the floods are caused by human…

Source: Nigerian Tribune