In June 2019, the National Environment Tribunal (NET) in Kenya issued a judgment cancelling the Environmental Impact Assessment (EIA) license of the proposed Lamu coal plant – a project that was relying heavily on financial support from the Industrial Commercial Bank of China (ICBC). The
deCOALonize Campaign – is a campaign pushing for a green and sustainable energy future for Kenya, which the Natural Justice Kenya Office hosts. The deCOALonize Campaign aims to provide information to local communities, policymakers, academics, and civil society on coal alternatives and embrace clean energy
The deCOALonize campaign is pleased to finally release the Kenya Coal Report 2021. This report provides information for policymakers, civil societies, community members, and others interested in Coal Power exploration and production in Kenya. Click here to access the full report.
By Serena Patel In the face of mega-development projects and a controversial coal-fired power plant that disproportionately targeted the indigenous, disenfranchised people of Lamu, Kenya, the community has shown utmost resilience in demanding justice. Thanks to vibrant grassroots movement like Save Lamu, who provided residents
The deCOALonize Campaign joins environmentalists, conservationists, and civil society organizations in demanding that the Directorate of Criminal Investigations, the Kenya Forestry Service, and the Ministry of Environment and Forestry thoroughly investigate the murder of Joanna Stuchbury. Joanna was shot at least twice on 15th July
Celebrating the second anniversary since the revocation of the Lamu coal plant By Omar Elmawi On this day in 2019, five members of the National Environmental Tribunal sitting in Nairobi unanimously made a landmark decision to revoke the Environmental Impact Assessment (EIA) license of the
This factsheet was designed from an article written by Amy Galland and Serena Patel with the same title published on the Elephant. Click here to download.
An assessment of the technical, economic and site evaluation of the proposed coal plant by Hindpal S. Jabbal, former Chairman of the Energy Regulatory Commission (ERC ); now Energy and Petroleum Regulatory Authority (EPRA) You can access the report here.
In this newsletter, we focus on the campaign activities the last half year of 2020. The resilience of the communities in Lamu and Kitui despite the COVID19 challenges. We also bring you up to speed on the status of the proposed Lamu coal plant. We
This report was prepared by the Lamu County Department of Tourism and Lamu Tourism Association (LTA) on Oct 28th, 2014 following the rise in insecurity issues in Lamu, after the Mpeketoni attack on June 15th, 2014 and those that followed in Witu, Hindi, and Gamba,