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13 05 2022 | 12:47

Vanuatu’s push for legal protection from climate change wins crucial support

Vanuatu’s push for the international court of justice to protect vulnerable nations from climate change has received the backing of 1,500 civil society organisations from more than 130 countries, as…

13 05 2022 | 12:42

Lloyd’s of London attempts to shift AGM online to avoid climate protesters

Insurance market Lloyd’s of London is urging members to watch its annual general meeting from home next week, amid fears it will be the latest City event disrupted by climate protests. The chair of…

13 05 2022 | 12:41

Trump inquired if China could make hurricanes to harm US, ex-officials say

As president, Donald Trump repeatedly asked aides if China could be manufacturing hurricanes and sending them to damage the United States, three unnamed former senior officials told Rolling Stone on…

13 05 2022 | 12:35

Greece to set cap on electricity prices to relieve consumers- PM

The Greek government will set a ceiling on wholesale electricity prices to help consumers and businesses cope with their soaring energy costs, Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis said on Thursday. "…

13 05 2022 | 12:32

‘Deep Entanglements’ Connect Canada’s Biggest Pension Funds with 76 Fossil Companies, New Analysis Concludes

The “deep entanglement” between Canada’s 10 biggest pension funds and a roster of 76 fossil fuel companies raises serious questions about whether fund managers and trustees are looking out for the…

13 05 2022 | 12:13

‘AFL players are concerned’: how the black summer fires spurred Tom Campbell to act on climate change

St Kilda AFL men’s player Tom Campbell has always been concerned about environmental issues. But it was the black summer bushfires of 2019/20 that spurred him to galvanise players into using their…

13 05 2022 | 12:11

Vacuuming carbon from the air could help stop climate change. Not everyone agrees

Some of the biggest companies in the world, including Facebook and Google, are planning to spend almost $1 billion on a new climate change strategy. It's not renewable energy or planting trees. It's…

13 05 2022 | 12:05

‘People are dying’: Ethiopians escape war only to face hunger in Somaliland

On the streets of border cities refugees rely on food handouts, while overcrowding in camps exacerbates the effects of the drought crisis In the early hours of the morning, before sunrise, the…

13 05 2022 | 12:01

Coldplay labelled ‘useful idiots for greenwashing’ after deal with oil company

Coldplay have been branded “useful idiots for greenwashing” after announcing a partnership with the Finnish oil company Neste to halve their touring emissions last week.

13 05 2022 | 11:57

A Just Energy Transition: the roadmap to fight climate change impacts on Africa

Climate change is a global phenomenon, affecting every corner of the world. And yet, it is the continent which least contributed to it that is paying the highest price: Africa. Seven of the ten…

13 05 2022 | 11:57

The Tories are going all out to shut down protest. Just Stop Oil activists like me will not be deterred

If your house was burning down and the emergency services were not answering your call, what would you do? Would you try to put out the fire yourself? This is what climate activists are currently…

13 05 2022 | 11:55

KENYA: Kakuzi Receives Globalg.A.P. Spring Certification for Water Management

UK-based NSF Certification UK has certified Kakuzi's avocado and blueberry plantations. The company's operations in Kenya are now recognized as sustainable because of its commitment to water…

13 05 2022 | 11:51

AFRICA: FAO proposes three forestry solutions to overcome multiple crises

In the 2022 edition of "The State of the World's Forests", the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) defines three forestry solutions and their itineraries, to get the world…

13 05 2022 | 11:48

How the master plan and revised policy will revamp Nigeria’s energy sector

The 2022 Revised National Energy Policy (RNEP) and the National Energy Master Plan (NEMP) are expected to positively impact Nigeria’s energy sector states Minister of Science, Technology and…

13 05 2022 | 11:47

EAST AFRICA: Canada provides $57 million for drought resilience

With crops and household food stocks below average in Kenya, Somalia and Ethiopia, the Canadian government is providing C$73 million (US$57 million) in support of these three countries in the Horn of…

13 05 2022 | 11:43

KENYA: a waste-to-energy plant will be built in Kericho

Between the saturation of landfills and the need for recycling, Kericho County, located 270 km from Nairobi, is committed to converting urban waste into energy. The implementation of this project,…

13 05 2022 | 11:17

Revealed: the ‘carbon bombs’ set to trigger catastrophic climate breakdown

Exclusive: Oil and gas majors are planning scores of vast projects that threaten to shatter the 1.5C climate goal. If governments do not act, these firms will continue to cash in as the world burns…

13 05 2022 | 11:14

$15.5m Investment into Zambia’s first renewable energy buyer

InfraCo Africa, the Danish Investment Fund for Developing Countries (IFU) and EU-funded Electrification Financing Initiative (EDFI ElectriFI) will finance Africa GreenCo to the tune of $15.5million…

13 05 2022 | 11:11

Burkina Faso: Targeted attacks on water facilities wage a water war

Thirty-two water facilities have been destroyed so far this year, impacting nearly 300,000 people according to a group of 13 national and international organisations providing humanitarian and…

13 05 2022 | 11:05

Tories could lose 1.3m voters if net zero target ditched, says poll

The Conservative party could lose more than 1.3 million voters if the government scraps its net zero target, research suggests.