Tracereporters.com –Leading climate scientists has called for the involvement of interreligious body’s, monarch and top celebrities to join Campaigns to save the environment .
The Deputy Patron African climate reporters Mr Nurudden Bello has
called on African Union AU and United Nation on environment with all
environmental organization network across the planet to always include Religious leaders, traditional title holders, Top celebrities and politicians to join the campaign,.
According to him, “We need to quickly act, and communicate about the environmental challenges that is facing us yesterday, today, tomorrow and how we can fix them together with all necessary stake holders in order to meet our Sustainable Development Goals.
Nuruddeen make the called during an interview with the journalists at “womenhood school of health science kaduna “ ,discussing on the role of inter-religious organization traditional title holders andTop celebrities toward supporting the fight against global warming and environmental challenges.
He note that Faith-based organizations play a significant role at the global, regional and local level in addressing climate change, biodiversity loss, pollution, and environmental degradation .
The scientist says, Lack of involving religious cleric and traditional title holders with top politician in the daily battled against the dangers associated with desertification, deforestation ,climate
change ,and all kind of environmental degradation has brought a serious set –back in the campaign across the 54 African nations.
He said, many religious body’s today carry on the tradition of faith-based environmental activism and stewardship, which is toward raising more awareness with the aims of reducing the burden of trash dump center across the planets that is causing serious pollution problems
Nuruddeen pointed that religious clerics teaches their followers various ways to stop harming the environment through holy texts and verses from from Bible and the Qur’an
“There is need to engaged monarch, politicians, musicians and comedians
to support the fight against climate change in our regions”
“The religious clerics has a ways of educating their followers through the holy books at holy places of worship (mosque and churchs) ,so also the traditional leaders can also used theif palace to send a message and equally educate their people residing in their terrirory on the
importance of keeping the environment safe”
Adding that, the adverse effect of climate change such as temperature rise, erratic ranfall, sandstorm, desertification, low agriculture yields, drying of water body lake Chad basin, gully erosion and constant flooding were daily realities in Nigeria.
Furthermore, He noted that climate change refered to rise in average
surface temperature on earth, saying that overwhelming scientific consensus maintained that climate change was due to human use of fossil fuel which released carbon dioxide and other greenhouse gas
estimates into the air.
“The gases trap heat within the temperature, which can have a range of
effects on ecosystems including rise in sea levels, severe weather event, drought that render landscape more susceptible to widefires,”
Similarly, comrade mohammed zakari, who is the Director African climate reporters stressed the importance of using top celebrities and comedians towards joining the campaign,
He says, they can promote raising climate change awareness through their music, peom, songs.
Mohammed also they that they can organize live concert in the cities
to inform the public.
He concluded by calling on politicians to always support the campaign while appealing to NGO and CSo and environmental volunteers to be committed in taking the campaign to rural dwellers.