Category Archives: Environment

WMO makes it clear that the climate crisis is accelerating faster than we are implementing solutions

The World Meteorological Organisation (WMO) report argues that the financial and physical impacts of climate change are accelerating. The 25th edition of the WMO’s Statement on the State of the Global Climate has been going since 1993. The 2019 edition looks at data from 2018, finding that last year was the fourth warmest year on record and […]

EU finally seals ban on single-use plastics by 2021

Parliament approved a new law on Wednesday, banning throwaway plastics such as cotton bud sticks, cutlery, straws, stirrers and plates. According to the European Commission, more than 80 per cent of marine litter is plastics. Plastic residue is found in many marine species such as fish and shell fish and thus is present in the human food […]

Local Coordinator Launches School-based Climate Advocacy Campaign in Southwest Nigeria

Wednesday 27th of March 2019, will not be forgotten quickly by Solomon Oluwaseun Sampson the local coordinator of Team 54 Project in Nigeria. It was a day he began the Team 54 Project School-based Climate Advocacy Campaign in Ayetoro which is about 35 km northwest of Abeokuta, a town in south-west part of Nigeria and […]

We Don’t Have Time VIP Invitation Gbujie Daniel to the launch of our social network for climate action! Together we are the solution!

On Earth Day, 22 April,we welcome you to our ´No-Fly´ Climate Conference 2019 and the exciting launch of our Social Network for Climate Action. This event marks the launch of a movement for a safe future, and we are actively involving everyone working to remedy the climate crisis. During our Earth Day event, climate advocates will pitch their […]

Starbucks unveils new ‘greener’ takeaway cups

The new takeaway coffee cups will be recyclable and compostable and will be trialled across major cities in the UK, US and Canada. The global coffee company are also trialling straw-less cups in a bid to become more sustainable and reduce their plastic pollution. The newly redesigned, lightweight, recyclable straw-less lids will be implemented in […]

Alarming photos reveal devastating scale of rainforest destruction in Papua New Guinea

Exclusive: Impact of forest loss on communities and ecosystems revealed in series of images and footage collected by environmental campaigners Global Witness following report on illegal logging in the South Pacific nation Photos and footage documenting the devastating impact illegal logging on the people and ecosystems of Papua New Guinea, have been released by environmental campaigners.  One of the […]

Team 54 Project – Philippines kick start the tree planting exercise in March 2019

Tree-planting is the process of transplanting tree seedlings, generally for forestry, land reclamation, or landscaping purpose. And it’s exactly what Team 54 Project members did on 17th of March 2019. TEAM 54 PROJECT INTERNATIONAL members in collaboration with the Samaka organizations, a Philippine organization committed to the development of Samar province. The tree seedlings were […]

16-Year-Old Climate Activist Greta Thunberg Was Just Nominated for the Nobel Peace Prize

Thunberg sparked a global movement. After staging solitary protests for months, confronting world leaders at the World Economic Forum, and sparking a global movement for climate action, 16-year old Greta Thunberg has been nominated for the Nobel Peace Prize on Thursday. The nomination comes right before a massive day of action inspired by Thunberg by students […]