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As villagers in Somali region fall ill in unexplained circumstances, some locals fear gas exploration has tainted the local water supply
Watchdog reveals huge sum ploughed into ‘world’s dirtiest fossil fuels’ despite climate vow
Corporate watchdog urges clean-up of supply chains as analysis finds weak regulation and enforcement has led to lack of scrutiny
The inhabitants of a remote village at the heart of India’s coal industry brave deadly sinkholes and toxic gases simply to survive
Eight women from rural Malawi travelled to India to train as solar engineers. Now they are lighting the way for their communities, in a country where just 10% of households are powered by electricity
Rights group publishes full evidence review, including statements alleging Shell managed undercover police unit in 1990s after its operations ended in Ogoniland
As the UN forum on indigenous issues meets in New York, we, the Munduruku people of Brazil, demand an end to the destruction of our territory
UK entrepreneurs are showing how off-grid solar power and decentralised grids could save lives by bringing rapid relief to the world’s trouble spots
The Munduruku Indians are gaining support as they fight the Brazilian government to stop their territory being submerged
Coalmining firm damned in report on lobbying that denounces private-sector’s role in climate negotiations, published in Lima to coincide with Cop20
Cheap solar, wind or hydroelectricity accessed through mini-grids could light up remote villages. So what's the problem?In countries where the energy infrastructure is under-developed and few towns are adequately electrified,...
Transparency campaigners call for details of long-delayed deal with French firm to be published after dispute over royaltiesNews that the French nuclear company Areva has finally signed a new operating contract with the Niger...
Economies boom all over the continent but power cuts hamper growth. Our panel suggests how to boost progress Continue reading...
Two countries press ahead with production, boosting hopes of increased revenues and job creation, but obstacles remainThe race is on between Uganda and Kenya to see which will emerge as the region's first oil producer...
With access to electrity at 17%, Africa may be rising but for how much longer? Join our expert panel on 8 May to debate the challenge of providing sustainable energy to allSpeaking at Skoll World Forum in April 2014, Nigerian...
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