Climate implications of Nigeria’s poor power supply

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Climate implications of Nigeria’s poor power supply

ORAKWE CHIGOZIE MIRACLE

Climate change has remained a complex puzzle for the world since industrial era; World Health Organization (WHO) identified it as the biggest threat to global health in the 21st century.

It is known that human activities are the main drivers of this change, basically as a result of burning of fossil fuels for energy, thereby emitting green house gases (mostly co2 and ch4).

Australian Academy of Science (2018) defines climate change as the long term change in weather pattern which causes several events such as melting of polar ice, rising sea level, and increasing intensity of natural disaster.

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Climate change is real and no country is immune, not developed countries, not Nigeria. While most countries, especially developed nations have taken to the race to combat climate change, Nigeria, sad to say, is still limping at a distant behind.

More than we fail…



Source: Vanguard Newspaper