For coal-producing countries like Poland, America, Germany and China, phasing out coal and transitioning to cleaner technologies bring fears of job losses and social consequences. However, recent experience belies that belief; the adoption of renewable energy has brought new jobs with better pay and conditions.
Nigeria is one of Africa’s most developed, resource-rich countries and yet it has notably failed to provide its people with a reliable electricity supply. That is at last beginning to change. Five years after the privatisation of Nigeria’s power sector, even the most luxurious Lagos hotels still suffer daily blackouts. […]
Following the big six-power companies’ price hikes, ILI Group Plc today announced that Pumped Storage Hydro (PSH) can save at least £100 on every household’s energy bill, reduce power price fluctuations for customers and offset millions of tons of CO2 emissions every year. There is now over 4.2 GW of PSH in […]
The Amazon rainforest is home to 11,676 known species of trees and is larger than the rain forests of the Congo Basin and Indonesia combined… To help restore some of the 29.6 million acres of Brazil’s rainforest, a multimillion-dollar initiative, “ the largest tropical reforestation project in history” aims to plant 73 million new trees on […]
According to the Australia Institute, the country has 3,000 operational mines but over 60,000 abandoned or orphaned mines.