Open fires and poorly balanced pots are also hazardous to the families that use them. Lucian Coman/Shutterstock Oliver Stoner, University of Glasgow In wealthy countries, most people can barely imagine using anything other than electricity or gas to cook in their homes.
Accra, Ghana//-The Mohinani Group, the largest packaging manufacturer has launched its Fifth Annual Waste Management and Recycling Competition across 37 schools in the Greater Accra Region.
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.