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Why we should involve women in project decisions: the case of Lamu Coal Plant

Why we should involve women in project decisions: the case of Lamu Coal Plant

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

Communiqué of the 2020 Africa Energy Leaders’ Summit on Climate Change, Energy, and Energy Finance Addis Ababa, Ethiopia 28 – 29 January 2020

Communiqué of the 2020 Africa Energy Leaders’ Summit on Climate Change, Energy, and Energy Finance Addis Ababa, Ethiopia 28 – 29 January 2020

From 28th to 29th January 2020, MELCA-Ethiopia, Oil Change International, Health of Mother Earth Foundation, Oxfam, and Power Shift Africa convened the Africa Energy Leaders Summit at the Ambassador Hotel in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia. At the Summit, civil society leaders – representing twenty-seven (27) organizations,

I am Wangari Maathai – deCOALonize takes part in the celebration of the life and work of the late Professor Wangari Maathai at Uhuru Park: In pictures

I am Wangari Maathai – deCOALonize takes part in the celebration of the life and work of the late Professor Wangari Maathai at Uhuru Park: In pictures

On Sunday 3rd November, individuals and organizations congregated at Uhuru Park to celebrate the life and work of Kenya’s most iconic environmentalist and the 2004 Nobel Laureate the late Prof. Wangari Maathai. This celebration was also a way of reminding the public and the present

Kenyans turn up in their hundreds to mark global climate strike and demand President Uhuru honor the pledge to transition to 100% renewable energy by 2020

Kenyans turn up in their hundreds to mark global climate strike and demand President Uhuru honor the pledge to transition to 100% renewable energy by 2020

By Abiud Onyach 20th September lived up to the hype. It was moving to see so many adults in Kenya and around the world leaving their work and home to come out to support a movement started by children globally.  Greta Thunberg, the 16-year-old founder

deCOALonize team meets with Chinese Ambassador to Kenya WU Peng over controversial Lamu coal plant

deCOALonize team meets with Chinese Ambassador to Kenya WU Peng over controversial Lamu coal plant

Chinese ambassador to Kenya Wu Peng invites deCOALonize members for a meeting tells them he personally doesn’t support coal plants In an extra ordinary move, the Chinese ambassador to Kenya Wu Peng invited members of the deCOALonize campaign to discuss the controversial Lamu Coal Power