Category archives for: Recycling

Tracking the Battles for Environmental Justice: Here are the World’s Top 10

June 4, 2018//-Environmental justice activism is to this age what the workers’ movement was for the industrial age – one of the most influential social movements of its time. Yet, despite its consistent progress since the 1970s, environmental justice protests seem to get lost in the morass of information on broader environmental issues.

EU Moves to Ban 10 Most Harmful Single-Use Plastics

May 30, 2018//-In an ambitious effort to stop ocean pollution, the European Commission on Monday proposed banning the 10 most common single-use plastic products as well as lost and abandoned fishing gear.

AfDB Takes Giant Step Towards formation of Africa Financial Alliance for Climate Change

Busan, Republic of Korea, May 25, 2018/ — Scientific evidence shows that African economies are already reeling from the devastating effects of climate change, further exacerbating their development challenges.

EBRD Launches Shopping-style Web Tool for Climate Technologies

May 24, 2018//-The European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD) has launched the Technology Catalogue, an online shopping-style platform that lists best-in-class technologies from manufacturers around the world.

AfDB, African Finance Ministers Discuss Climate, Disaster Risk Financing

Busan, Republic of Korea, May 23, 2018/ — The President of African Development Bank (AfDB), Akinwumi A. Adesina, and the Bank’s Board of Governors held a high-level session on “Climate and Disaster Risk Financing” focusing on the Role of the African Risk Capacity (ARC) and the Africa Disaster Risk Financing Program (ADRiFi) on Wednesday in Busan, Korea.

EBRD Becomes the First Bank to Sign Up to Major Initiative to Promote Financial Stability

May 23, 2018//-The European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD) has become the first multilateral development bank (MDB) to sign up to a major international initiative to promote financial stability in the face of uncertainties created by a changing climate.

Chart of the Week: Greenery and Prosperity

May 22, 2018//-Economic growth has traditionally moved in tandem with pollution. But can countries break this link and manage to grow while lowering pollution?

Kenya’s Amu Power , GE Sign Clean Coal Tech Agreement

Nairobi, Kenya, May 16, 2018// — Gulf Energy, the developer of the 1050Mw Lamu Coal Power Plant (Amu Power), the largest private sector led infrastructure project in East and Central Africa, has today entered into a Clean Coal Technology agreement with General Electric (GE).

Why Nuclear Power for African Countries Doesn’t Make Sense

May 15, 2018//-Over the last few years reports have surfaced of a range of African countries planning nuclear power plants.

Shabbirali Mussa: Solving the Waste Challenge of Tanzania

May 11, 2018//-From Arusha to Dar es Salaam, over every five minutes walk you will find a plastic bag (polythene) on the road or in a drainage leading to pollution.

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