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07 08 2022 | 08:43

Rich countries failed to meet their climate funding goal

BRUSSELS,  (Reuters) - Rich nations failed to meet a long-standing pledge to deliver $100 billion to help poorer countries cope with climate change, the OECD said on Friday. Back in 2009, developed…

07 08 2022 | 08:15

NAMIBIA: EU-funded two waste buy-back centres to be set up in Windhoek

As part of Namibia's solid waste management strategy, two waste buy-back centres will be set up in the capital Windhoek by 2024. The project is funded by the European Union (EU). The city of…

02 08 2022 | 11:14

Fossil fuel projects will not secure any part of $8.5bn just transition funding

Climate envoys from those developed countries that have entered into a Just Energy Transition Partnership (JETP) with South Africa have confirmed that their governments will not fund fossil-fuel …

28 07 2022 | 20:28

‘We’re Not Europe’s Gas Station’, African Climate Advocate Tells EU

A leading advocate for Africa’s renewable energy transition is condemning Germany and Italy for pushing to “saddle” African countries with new fossil fuel infrastructure that will drag down their…

28 07 2022 | 20:19

How energy insecurity has scuttled climate change efforts ahead of COP27 meeting

Since the Glasgow COP26 climate meeting in 2021, varying factors have created adverse energy and economic scenarios that have made nations to shift focus from climate change programmes. They include…

28 07 2022 | 19:39

Old cars forced off road as Europe’s clean air zones nearly double

The number of clean air zones across Europe has risen 40% since 2019, forcing older and more polluting vehicles off the road, according to new research based on EU data.

12 07 2022 | 07:45

EU countries reach climate crisis deal after late-night talks

EU countries clinched deals on proposed laws to combat the climate crisis in the early hours of Wednesday, backing a 2035 phase-out of new fossil-fuel car sales and a multibillion-euro fund to shield…

08 07 2022 | 07:30

‘Putin rubbing hands with glee’ after EU votes to class gas and nuclear as green

The European parliament has backed plans to label gas and nuclear energy as “green”, rejecting appeals from prominent Ukrainians and climate activists that the proposals are a gift to Vladimir Putin…

05 07 2022 | 08:38

Donating used Lithium-ion batteries to Africa? Clear rules urgently needed

The export of used lithium-ion batteries for second-life applications from Europe to Africa must follow clear rules and be better controlled. This is what Researchers and environmentalists from Oeko-…

05 07 2022 | 07:34

Egypt, EU to partner on green hydrogen production & renewable energy

The European Union (EU) and Egypt have issued a joint statement where they declared their commitment to partner to advance a just green transition. During a visit of the President of the European…

29 06 2022 | 09:34

We’ve traded climate denial for climate hypocrisy

Those who are pushing the math to work on the back end by calling for mass carbon removal at the end of this century are also creating a novel anomaly. We see headlines about Stripe and its tech…

26 06 2022 | 07:24

Greek Climate Law: from climate pioneer to laggard

Greece’s first climate law, passed on 26 May, aligns the country with other EU Member States in the fight against climate change. However, the legislation fails to ensure a new, scientifically…

23 06 2022 | 18:26

IVORY COAST: The European Union finances almost €7 million for rural electrification

The Ivorian government is signing agreements with the European Union (EU) and the French Development Agency (AFD) to provide €6.89 million in funding. The funds will be used to finance a project…

20 06 2022 | 12:26

Climate change: Bonn talks end in acrimony over compensation

Two weeks of climate talks in Germany have ended in acrimony between rich and poor countries over cash for climate damage. Developing countries say they are reeling from climate change caused by…

14 06 2022 | 09:34

Uganda oil project casts shadow over Total’s eco-friendly image

The French oil and gas company TotalEnergies has worked to cultivate a green reputation with climate goals and plans to ramp up renewable power, but a massive east African oil project is casting a…

14 06 2022 | 09:23

LEC pledges rapid and positive changes to Liberia’s energy sector

Following an extensive day of meetings chaired by the President of Liberia, the Chairman of the Liberia Electricity Corporation (LEC) has assured the country of rapid progress in the energy sector.…

14 06 2022 | 09:17

Disabled people being ‘systematically ignored’ on climate crisis, says study

People with disabilities are being “systematically ignored” by governments around the world when it comes to the climate crisis, even though they are particularly at risk from the impacts of extreme…

14 06 2022 | 09:09

GCC: EU unveils Strategic Partnership with the Gulf

Today, the High Representative and the European Commission adopted a Joint Communication on a 'Strategic Partnership with the Gulf' with the aim to broaden and deepen the European Union (EU)'s…

03 06 2022 | 14:08

Here’s what east Africa has to do to balance trade with the EU

Member states of the east African trade bloc will have to work on a number of requirements that they are scoring low if they are to fully benefit from European Union’s 447 million market. During a…