Environmental education and sustainable energy consumption in Calabar Metropolis, Cross River State, Nigeria

Etim Nkanu Efut; Uba James Uba; David Mbu Akpo & Afu Edward Ayim


This study examined Environmental Education (EE) as a pathway to sustainable consumption of energy in Calabar Metropolis, Cross River State, Nigeria. To achieve the purpose of this study, three research questions and hypotheses guided the study. The survey research design was adopted for the study. A sample of three hundred (300) respondents was purposively selected for the study. The selection was done through the simple random sampling technique. A 22 item 4 point modified Likert-type scale questionnaire was used for data collection. The Cronbach Alpha reliability ranging from 0.64 to 0.92 was used. Data collected were analysed at .05% level of significance. Based on the findings, it was recommended that environmental participation should be encouraged in Calabar Metropolis to ensure sustainable use of energy resources.

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