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How Covid 19 is driving changes in the fight against climate change

20/12/2020|

Green Global – India

In the midst of the Covid-19 pandemic, there remains the desire and the goals to ensure that top carbon emitters cut back on their overall emissions. The latest report comes from India, and it is fascinating to know that India has been able to reduce the carbon emissions, for the past few

Different Shades of Green

09/08/2020|

Conspicuous Consumerism

Consumerism has been engineered over several centuries, internalised by many societies and shifted cultural norms, values, symbols and traditions across the globe.  In fact consumerism has become such a natural part of our daily lives, that in the words of senior researcher at the Worldwatch Institute Erik Assadourian, ‘expecting people to suddenly curb consumption

Lest you Forget, Plastic Recycling is REAL business

21/07/2020|

One man’s trash, is someone else’s treasure is often the adage used, applicable to plastic bottles. It was Albert Einstein who is quoted as having said ; “We cannot solve our problems with the same thinking we used when we created them.” How true of the major challenges we are faced with as a society in so far as plastic waste is concerned. We created these problems we now complain about, even if most would argue it is the conglomerates with their thirst for profits and dis regard for the environment that have brought us to this point. Whatever your views are, we must solve this problem.

What are Green Villages

24/03/2020|

Background 

According to the Rwanda Environment Management Authority (REMA), this Gashaki Green Village is part of the Rwandan government’s efforts to build a climate resilient nation. Rwanda, of course, has a blueprint for achieving excellence in green issues, as per the Green Growth and Climate Resilience Strategy. The country is not alone in this regard as

Africa needs to tap into Poo/Pee Power

02/11/2018|

No matter how nice you try to turn it, the business of raw sewage is not ‘cool’ –  but this could be the solution to the electricity menace in Africa. Roughly 645 million people on the continent do not have access to electricity, a key component in pushing Africa’s development agenda ahead.