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.
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
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
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,
Prince Charles’s speech at the 2020 World Economic Forum (WEF) in Davos, Switzerland was a rallying call to world leaders to put the people and planet at the heart of global value creation. His speech followed another strong speech by the United Kingdom Prime Minister,
NewClimate Institute for Climate Policy and Global Sustainability has published a new report on the role of geothermal and coal in Kenya and implications for sustainable development. See the abstract below. Kenya is one of the fastest-growing economies in Sub-Saharan Africa, with high anticipated economic
The deCOALonize campaign received with joy the news that the African Development Bank (AfDB) decided to move away from funding the coal industry and particularly the controversial Lamu Coal Power project. Attached here is our statement on the same.