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Lessons from Cities that Plan for their Rivers

The Akaki river runs through central Addis Ababa. Magnus Franklin/Flickr Kefa M. Otiso, Bowling Green State University September 12, 2018//-In Nairobi, Kenya, the government is destroying buildings constructed on riparian land in a bid to mitigate the impact of floods.

Ghana: The ‘Pure Water’ Phenomenon – a Remedy Turned Malady

Accra, Ghana, August 19, 2018//-Sometime ago ‘iced water’ sellers combed the markets in Accra and other parts of Ghana, under the merciless sun to sell to thirsty perishing souls cups of chilled water.

2nd Edition of Phanes Group Solar Incubator Takes Off

Dubai, United Arab Emirates, August 7, 2018/ — Phanes Group, an international end-to-end solar provider headquartered in Dubai, UAE, has announced the 2nd edition of its Solar Incubator program, aimed at identifying PV projects of potential in sub-Saharan Africa by providing support to funding, and commercial and technical knowledge.

This is How Rising Temperatures will Change our Lives, our Planet

August 3, 2018//-The effects of climate change mean the world can expect higher temperatures and more frequent heat waves, climate experts have warned, with poor communities likely to be worst affected.

Climate Change Takes Centre Stage As UN Holds SDG Dialogue

Lagos, Nigeria, August 1, 2018/ –The UN Information Centre (UNIC) Lagos, in collaboration with Nigerian Environmental Society (NES) has organised a dialogue on Sustainable Development Goal (SDG) 13- Take urgent action to combat climate change and its impact.

Toshiba Constructs First Fabrication Facility

Kitakami, Japan, July 25, 2018//-Toshiba Memory Corporation, the world leader in memory solutions, today held a groundbreaking ceremony for the first semiconductor fabrication facility (fab), called K1, in Kitakami, Iwate prefecture, in northeastern Japan.

How Industry Can Move Toward A Low-carbon Future

Cutting industry’s carbon emissions will require significant investment and coordinated effort among businesses, governments, and other stakeholders. The industrial sector is a vital source of wealth, prosperity, and social value on a global scale. Industrial companies produce about one-quarter of global GDP and employment, and they make products and materials that are integral to our daily […]

Experts Meet to Validate Study on Climate Data Sharing in Africa

Dakar, Senegal, July 16, 2018/ — Over 15 climate scientists from African Regional Climate Centres (RCCs) and National Meteorological and Hydrological Services (NMHSs) met to review a study report on the application of WMO resolution 40 on climate data sharing standards and protocols in Africa.

How Innovation is Reshaping Europe’s Urban Environment

To stay competitive, real estate leaders must offer new services that address the evolving needs and desires of individuals, companies, and communities, such as flexibility or sustainability. July 12, 2018//-The major global trend toward urban expansion shows no sign of slowing. Over half the world’s population now lives in cities, and European dwellers appear ahead of […]

Why Domestic Resource Mobilization Crucial for Africa to Successfully Implement SDGs

Cairo, Egypt, July 12, 2018/ — Mobilising domestic resources, from both the public and private sectors, is central to Africa’s collective success in achieving the 2030 sustainable development goals (SDGs) and the continent’s 50-year development plan, Agenda 2063, says Adam Elhiraika, Director of the Macroeconomic Policy Division at the Economic Commission for Africa (ECA).

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