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06 03 2020 | 08:02

Elizabeth Wathuti a Kenyan climate Activist was interviewed by e-mc2 in Nairobi.

Elizabeth Wanjiru Wathuti is a Climate and Environment Activist from Kenya who has been trying to raise awareness about environmental and climate issues of Kenya and Africa as a continent, stating…

05 03 2020 | 06:37

'It's harder here': African climate strikers lack support, says Kenyan teen.

'It's not like in the West where there is a lot more understanding of climate change and therefore more support from family, school and the media for youth activists. It's much harder here.' NAIROBI…

09 11 2019 | 08:47

Kenya Pollution: President Kenyatta vows plastic ban by 2020.

Nairobi is one of the fastest-growing cities in the world and the landfill is expanding faster than the city itself Two years ago, Kenya banned plastic carrier bags. But with pollution getting…

24 06 2019 | 18:30

Wildlife Economy Summit to launch African-led vision for conservation.

Nairobi/Victoria Falls, 23 June 2019 - Heads of State, business leaders, technical experts and community representatives will gather in Zimbabwe's Victoria Falls from 23-25 June for the Africa…

11 05 2019 | 16:36

Air pollution hurts the poorest most.

From Lagos and Lahore to London, it’s the poorest people who are most affected by air pollution. The poor tend to be priced out of the leafy suburbs where there are fewer highways and air quality is…

13 04 2019 | 14:01

Kenya to sign deal for the US $3bn Nairobi-Mombasa expressway project.

Kenya is set to sign the US $3bn deal with USA for the construction of Nairobi-Mombasa expressway this month. US Ambassador to Kenya Kyle McCarter announced the reports and said the deal will pave…

10 04 2019 | 17:06

Greening Kenya Initiative: 50 million Trees!

Greening Kenya Initiatives: 50 million Trees to Pave the Way for the Forest Coverage in Kenya

05 04 2019 | 08:22

Kenya partners with China to construct the Friendship city in Nairobi.

Kenya has partnered with China for the construction of Friendship City which is expected to start late this year at a cost of US $2bn. The two firms involved; Chinese’s Damei Investment Company and…

24 03 2019 | 18:30

4th UNEA Closing Press Conference 15th March 2019

4th UNEA NAIROBI KENYA Closing Press Conference 15th March 2019 by the President of the Environment Assembly Siim Kiisler, UN Environment's Acting Executive Director Joyce Msuya, and the…

20 03 2019 | 05:21

China to host World Environment Day 2019 on Air Pollution.

China to host World Environment Day 2019 on Air Pollution Nairobi, 15 March 2019 – Today, the head of Chinese delegation, Zhao Yingmin, Vice Minister of Ecology and Environment, and Joyce Msuya,…

19 03 2019 | 09:09

One Planet Summit at the 4th Environment Assembly in Nairobi, Kenya.

  The fourth day of the Environment Assembly was a busy one, with the High-Level Segment and the One Planet Summit. Here are the links to some of the high-level speeches:  

19 03 2019 | 07:47

SWITCH to Green initiatives show how to build sustainable societies.

SWITCH to Green initiatives aim to guide governments towards sustainability by unleashing access to green financing, policies and standards, and eco-entrepreneurship. One of the regional programmes…

19 03 2019 | 07:40

UN report: Urgent action needed to tackle chemical pollution as global production is set to double by 2030.

The size of the global chemical industry exceeded US$5 trillion in 2017 and is projected to double by 2030.

19 03 2019 | 07:15

3 countries in Latin America and the Caribbean join Clean Seas.

Antigua and Barbuda, Trinidad and Tobago and Paraguay join Clean Seas campaign during UN Environment Assembly Three new Clean Seas signatories bring number of Latin American and Caribbean…

19 03 2019 | 07:04

UN Alliance For Sustainable Fashion addresses damage of ‘fast fashion’.

UN Alliance For Sustainable Fashion addresses damage of ‘fast fashion’   Launched today at the UN Environment Assembly, the UN Alliance for Sustainable Fashion is seeking to halt the…

18 03 2019 | 06:33

The Global Environment Outlook Report - Human health at a crossroads

 The most comprehensive and rigorous assessment on the state of the environment completed by the UN in the last five years was published today, warning that damage to the planet is so dire that…

16 03 2019 | 06:50

4th UNEA: Good but not good enough. Failure to deliver what is urgently needed, thanks to infamous few.

Once again, just as in Katowice, a few countries, managed to derail the will of the vast majority of nations.

14 03 2019 | 06:00

3-5°C temperature rise is now ‘locked-in’ for the Arctic

· Even if Paris Agreement goals met, Arctic winter temperatures will increase 3-5°C by 2050 compared to 1986-2005 levels.

13 03 2019 | 05:11

World leaders gather at UN’s top environmental body to ramp up solutions for sustainable economies.

Over 4,700 people gather to consider new policies, technologies and innovative solutions for achieving sustainable consumption and production. Outcomes from the meeting will set the global…

11 03 2019 | 09:04

4th UN Environment Assembly, Nairobi Kenya

Innovative Solutions for Environmental Challenges and Sustainable Consumption and Production