Urban health, safety and environment (HSE)
Experts profiling on a healthier built environment: lowering the threat of climate change

O.P Agboola; S.D. Zakka; S.A. Olatunji

Volume 9, Issue 1 , January 2024


  BACKGROUND AND OBJECTIVES: There are indications that climate change and its consequences are already creating threats to the built environment in Nigeria. These environmental threats have negative implications for healthy, well-being, and urban sustainability. This empirical study aim to identify how ...  Read More

Human capital in urban management
The mediating effect of climate change on the relationship between energy resources and cost-saving sustainability and energy security in urban context

J.S. Dionysius; H.L. Vasudevan

Volume 8, Issue 4 , October 2023, , Pages 499-514


  BACKGROUND AND OBJECTIVES: Energy is widely acknowledged as a critical aspect of economic development, and a country's ability to sustain economic growth depends on the security of its energy supply. Malaysia's persistent energy demand and diminishing local energy supplies have recently increased energy ...  Read More

Urban health, safety and environment (HSE)
Environmental Worry Index-11: development, validity, and reliability

R. Oguntayo; S. F. Agberotimi; P. O. Ajao; O. T. Oladele; A. O. Olaseni; O. D. Ajibewa

Volume 8, Issue 1 , January 2023, , Pages 31-42


  BACKGROUND AND OBJECTIVES: Environmental worry involve primarily the thoughts of some hazardous immediate and long-run side effects of degradation that happened to our ecological system. Despite the side effects of this phenomenon, psychometrics measuring environmental worry from the African context ...  Read More

Urban ecology and related environmental concerns
Youth awareness and commitment to global warming risks among university students

A. Bouba Oumarou; H.X. Li

Volume 7, Issue 1 , January 2022, , Pages 113-124


  BACKGROUND AND OBJECTIVES: Global Warming is expected to induce grave effects around the world. It is predicted that many communities, mostly in the third world, experience numerous consequences because of climate change. Therefore, effective action is needed and universities play a huge role in addressing ...  Read More

Urban ecology and related environmental concerns
Irrigation site selection using hybrid GIS-based approach

S.R. Chikabvumbwa; D. Sibale; S.W. Chisale

Volume 6, Issue 2 , April 2021, , Pages 149-158


  BACKGROUND AND OBJECTIVES:The use of traditional site selection methods for potential irrigation schemes is so common in Malawi. The overdependence of these methods has had significant consequences on the environment such as pollution, siltation, and land degradation and soil erosion. Traditional selection ...  Read More

Climate change effects on economic growth: mixed empirical evidence

C. Belford; D. Huang; E. Ceesay; Y.N. Ahmed; R.H. Jonga

Volume 5, Issue 2 , April 2020, , Pages 99-110


  West Africa is vulnerable to the effects of climate change. This paper analyzed the impacts of climate change on economic growth in Anglophone West Africa with similar background, during the periods 1969-2016. Five growth model equations have been developed to incorporate climate change variables into ...  Read More

Urban ecology and related environmental concerns
Potential of Landsat-8 spectral indices to estimate forest biomass

A.B. Imran; S. Ahmed

Volume 3, Issue 4 , October 2018, , Pages 303-314


  Forest ecosystems are among the largest terrestrial carbon reservoirs on our planet earth thus playing a vital role in global carbon cycle. Presently, remote sensing techniques provide proper estimates of forest biomass and quantify carbon stocks. The present study has explored Landsat-8 sensor product ...  Read More