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,
In this newsletter, you will get to understand better the deCOALonize Campaign. Why communities in Lamu and Kitui are opposed to coal activities and why opposition remains critical. You will also learn about opportunities to join the movement and help us in calling for sustainable
deCOALonize campaign condemns the violent actions of the police who arrested Kenyan Activist at night on Tuesday 9th June 2020. Although Mutemi has finally been released; he spent the night in a police cell needlessly and was driven to a number of police stations including
Save Lamu sent out this press statement to endorse the report by the World Heritage Watch and also put into perspective some of the challenges the Communities in Lamu have been going through following massive infrastructural projects taking place in Lamu including the inability of
In this report, you will get to read about the contribution of Save Lamu’s board member Mohamed Athman about the threats Lamu Old Town faces under increased pressure from proposed mega infrastructure Development and particularly the LAPSSET Project that threatens to alter the integrity and
The mining industry is one of the most polluting, deadly, and destructive industries in the world. Yet to date, mining company responses to the COVID-19 pandemic have received little scrutiny compared to other industries seeking to profit from this crisis. We, the undersigned organizations, condemn