Most rural households are still reliant on firewood for cooking. Harsha K R/Flickr, CC BY-SA Abdul-Wakeel Karakara Alhassan, University of Cape Coast Many Ghanaian households are energy poor. Households that use biomass like wood, grass, animal dung and charcoal are considered energy poor while households that use clean energy like electricity and liquefied petroleum gas […]
Nairobi, Kenya, December 11, 2020//-Cities are home to 3.5 billion people, half of humanity, and this figure is projected to rise to 5 billion by 2030.
Ifesinachi Okafor-Yarwood, University of St Andrews December 3, 2020//-Toxic waste and electronic waste (e-waste) is generated from a wide range of industries – such as health, hydrocarbon or manufacturing – and can come in many forms, such as sludges or gas.
Manchester, UK, December 1, 2020//-A group of experts from academic, governmental and international organisations have identified five large-scale ‘megatrends’ affecting forests and forest communities, published today in Nature Plants.
Washington U.S, December 1, 2020// — With the UN, NGOs and conservationists advocating to place 30 percent or more of the planet’s terrestrial area under formal conservation by 2030, a new study cautions of the potential costs of using exclusionary conservation approaches to meet those targets.
November 16, 2020//-Fragility is affecting millions of lives every day across the world. Whether due to inequality, poverty, illness, violence or injustice, it speaks directly to people’s experiences and sense of vulnerability.
Johannesburg, South Africa, November 10, 2020/ — A Greenpeace scientific report released today reveals that extreme weather events such as heatwaves, floods and intense rain are increasing in intensity, frequency and severity across many parts of Africa, gravely threatening human health, food security, peace, and biodiversity.