The problem is that we’re not there yet. Solar doesn’t work at night, the output slips in cloudy weather, and turbines stand idle when the wind doesn’t blow.
International design practice NLÉ has unveiled its designs for the MFS IV, a prefabricated Floating Music Hub for the port city of Mindelo in Cape Verde...
Government accused of hypocrisy for backing scheme while claiming to be leading on climate
Nigel Lawson’s thinktank is pushing dirty energy on the continent with the greatest capacity for creating clean fuel
Egypt fears hydroelectric project will restrict limited waters on which its population depends
Samples from illegal refineries in Niger delta found to be of a higher quality than imported petrol in new analysis
In all the discussions about the developing world, about its poverty and its stuttering progress towards a developed future, it is all too easy to forget the ordinary people and their suffering.
Would we even want it to do so? A modest proposal, inspired by Jonathon Swift. Paul Driessen Nearly two centuries ago, amid a fungal infestation that destroyed Irish potato...
South Africa-based renewable energy startup Sun Exchange has raised $3 million to close its Series A funding round totaling $4 million. The company operates a peer-to-peer, crypto-enabled business that allows individuals...
The name of global environmental charity One Tree Planted seems excessively modest now, as they’ve just finished planting 80,000 trees in Africa. Rwanda got 60,000 new trees, and Kenya got 20,000.[...]
The UN, environmentalist pressure groups and their financial backers have a lot to answer for Paul Driessen The ChiCom coronavirus and COVID-19 outbreaks, deaths and responses continue to dominate US, European and Asian news...
Drilling in one of the greatest carbon sinks on the planet could release greenhouse gases equivalent to Japan’s annual emissions, experts warn
UN and EU government agencies – and tax-exempt NGOs – have brought a plague of locusts Paul Driessen Billions of desert locusts have descended again on East Africa...
Watchdog reveals huge sum ploughed into ‘world’s dirtiest fossil fuels’ despite climate vow
Exclusive: Almost £2bn went to oil and gas despite a UK pledge to support cleaner energy in African countries
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