Nigeria launches first organic waste power plant

Nigeria has launched its first organic waste power-generating plant in the University of Nigeria, the first indigenous university in the country, located South East of the country with the aim of cubing... Read more »

South Africa to receive $300m to boost energy and gas projects

South Africa is set to receive the US $300 boost from the Development Bank of Southern Africa (DBSA) and New Development Bank (NDB) after they the signed a loan agreement to facilitate... Read more »

World’s largest EV market loves gas guzzling trucks

While China may be the world’s largest market for electric vehicle sales, Chinese car buyers have a new love affair: pickup trucks. As in the U.S., pickups are ideal for construction, farm,... Read more »

OMV turns Austrian Airline’s plastic cups into synthetic crude oil

By Tsvetana Paraskova Amid growing global concern about the overuse of plastic, Austria’s oil and gas group OMV and Austrian Airlines have partnered to turn the plastic cups the airline’s passengers have... Read more »

Hydrogen cars struggle to compete with electric vehicles

By Vanand Meliksetian The electrification of most industrialized societies has taken off in a big way. In the EU and China government support such as regulations and subsidies are pushing automakers towards... Read more »

Shell outlines first short-term carbon emission

By Tsvetana Paraskova Royal Dutch Shell has set its first-ever short-term goals to cut the carbon footprint of its operations and product sales as the oil and gas industry is under intense... Read more »

AfDB pledges $25bn to climate finance

By Oke Peter The African Development Bank (AfDB) will double its climate finance commitment for the period 2020-2025, the Bank’s President, Dr. Akinwumi Adesina announced Thursday. He said the Bank would commit... Read more »

SWITCH to Green initiatives show how to build sustainable societies

United Nations Environment and the European Union (EU) came together at UN Environment in Nairobi, Kenya today to share insights on SWITCH to Green — a major global initiative that supports governments... Read more »

We must drastically reduce our climate-warming emissions —President, Fourth UN Environment Assembly, Siim Kiisler

Being a text of an address by Mr. Siim Kiisler, President of the fourth UN Environment Assembly and Ms. Joyce Msuya, Acting Executive Director of UN Environment at the opening plenary of... Read more »

European backing for €142 million Gambia renewable energy programme

Access to clean energy in the Gambia is set to be transformed under a new €142 million initiative to harness solar power and supply clean energy across the country, backed by the... Read more »