Hamza Badamasi is a freelance environmental journalist and researcher with over three years experience in environmental journalism and more than eight years experience in climate change and pollution research. He obtained a bachelor's degree in industrial chemistry and a master's degree in analytical/environmental chemistry from Bayero University, Kano. He also holds diplomas in international environmental law and governance and an international legal framework on pollution from InforMEA, the UN Environmental Law and Conventions portal. He is the editor of the EcoNewsNigeria blog and the founder of Climate Change and Environmental Rights Awareness (CCERA). Hamza is deeply committed to fighting climate change and raising awareness about it. He is also advocate for a pollution-free world.