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19 07 2022 | 11:44

Capitalism is killing the planet. – it’s time to stop buying into our own destruction

Instead of focusing on ‘micro consumerist bollocks’ like ditching our plastic coffee cups, we must challenge the pursuit of wealth and level down, not up There is a myth about human beings that…

19 07 2022 | 08:40

Shell’s massive carbon capture facility in Canada emits far more than it captures, study says

One of the only facilities in the world that uses carbon capture and storage technology (CCS) to reduce the emissions of hydrogen production has been found to emit far more greenhouse gas emissions…

12 07 2022 | 07:42

Driving 2-wheel e-mobility for climate friendly transportation in Ghana

Venture capital investor Persistent will partner with Ghana-based e-mobility company Solar Taxi which designs, locally assembles and distributes electric 2-wheel and 4-wheel vehicles for…

12 07 2022 | 07:28

KENYA: CFAO invests in Ofgen and enters the solar C&I market

Through its subsidiary CFAO Kenya, the Corporation for Africa and Overseas (CFAO) group announces an investment in Ofgen. The Nairobi, Kenya-based company installs solar power plants for commercial…

12 07 2022 | 07:18

Ivory Coast: Faced with climatic hazards, Orange bets on sustainability

While Ivory Coast is facing major environmental challenges, including the reconstitution of its forest cover, the subsidiary of the French telecommunications group Orange is committed to putting its…

23 06 2022 | 18:27

MOROCCO: the post office goes green with 225 Citroën Ami

In Morocco, the Barid Al-Maghrib Post Office has announced the acquisition of 225 electric vehicles for parcel processing. The Citroën Ami vehicles that will be made available to the Post Office are…

07 06 2022 | 22:18

Op-ed: Putting coal into an African perspective

Since the presidency of Thabo Mbeki, plans have been periodically put forward to increase South Africa’s nuclear output. At present, Africa’s only nuclear power plant, Koeberg, supplies electricity…

01 06 2022 | 16:55

At Greening the Islands Observatory meeting priority solutions are identified for Gozo as it aims towards reaching carbon neutrality by 2030

Global experts, local stakeholders and community establish a task force for Gozo to implement the island’s sustainable transition, coordinated by GRDA with GTI support

18 05 2022 | 18:27

The limits of forest carbon sequestration

Although nations are grappling with reducing carbon emissions to minimize climate change risks, they actually need to remove carbon dioxide from the atmosphere if the goal is to keep warming to…

10 05 2022 | 08:45

The Catch-22 of the US military’s climate plans

In response to the devastating wildfires which engulfed California in summer 2020, the United States Air Force sprung into action. Four massive military C-130 Hercules aircraft were deployed to dump…

29 07 2021 | 13:19

Today is Earth Overshoot Day—we’re not waiting to #MoveTheDate!

We're Not Waiting To #MoveTheDate

15 12 2020 | 07:39

Climate crisis: FTSE giants fail to disclose their carbon footprint.

BP, Glencore, Rolls-Royce, Just Eat and B&M among last eight firms yet to provide investors with information. BP, Glencore and Rolls-Royce are among eight FTSE 100 companies who have refused to…

30 11 2020 | 09:15

Climate crisis – live: Email carbon footprint ‘not a worry’ while activists protest Biden hiring oil figure.

Follow the action as it happened A report published in the FT yesterday claimed officials involved in preparations for next year’s UN COP26 climate change summit have been “looking at research…

19 09 2020 | 09:56

Humans' construction 'footprint' on ocean quantified for first time.

In a world-first, the extent of human development in oceans has been mapped. An area totalling approximately 30,000 square kilometres—the equivalent of 0.008 percent of the ocean—has been modified by…

04 06 2020 | 08:04

Have COVID-19 global lockdowns cleared the way for a carbon-free future?

The immediate effect of global lockdowns has given the world a rare glimpse into a carbon-free future. Cleaner skies have been seen for the first time, from Los Angeles to New Delhi, and demonstrate…

28 05 2020 | 11:57

'The human fingerprint is everywhere': Met Office's alarming warning on climate.

Exclusively compiled data from the Hadley Centre’s supercomputer shows alarming climate trajectory. The human fingerprint on the climate is now unmistakable and will become increasingly evident over…

18 05 2020 | 12:56

PV module recyclers aiming for high-purity material recovery.

France’s National Institute for Solar Energy takes a look at the state of play in the European solar panel recycling industry.

11 05 2020 | 07:51

Vattenfall secures new deal to provide low carbon heating to London homes.

Vattenfall Heat UK has secured the right to capture heat from Cory Riverside Energy’s energy from waste facility at Belvedere, developing a heat network that could supply local households. The new…

07 05 2020 | 08:25

Introducing GSAS Green Leaf Certification for temporary tourism facilities.

GORD is proud to announce the launch of GSAS Green Leaf for Fan Zones & Campsites – a tourism sustainability certification designed to improve the environmental performance, ensure wellbeing of…

05 03 2020 | 06:47

Hybrid carmakers accused of 'con' over zero-emissions claims.

Drivers hoping to cut emissions may be let down by cold weather or low battery charge Drivers hoping their new plug-in hybrid car will help cut down their carbon footprint may have an unlikely enemy…